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Shook Lin & Bok LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Respected department with a strong team of experienced lawyers, particularly known for its work in insolvency litigation as well as its ability to assist with debt restructurings. Frequently acts on behalf of insolvency appointees and creditors, and also able to assist debtors. Draws upon the expertise of India-qualified and China-qualified lawyers from within the firm for regional matters. Collaborates with the firm's banking and capital markets practices to handle restructuring-related issues.

Strengths

A source praises their capabilities, noting that the team "dealt with a complex issue recently and were very good."

Work highlights

Acted for a creditor in the Swiber Holdings and Swiber Offshore Construction judicial management proceedings.

Notable practitioners

David Chan has a strong practice with expertise acting for insolvency appointees on complex insolvency disputes. He also has experience working on behalf of debtors, creditors and trustees.

Sarjit Singh Gill SC is an experienced practitioner who often works on behalf of appointed professionals and creditors in judicial management proceedings. He also advises banks in relation to multi-jurisdictional restructurings.

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Overview

We have a strong restructuring and insolvency practice which consists of lawyers who are highly regarded for their expertise in this field. Adapting to the increasingly cross-border nature of restructuring and insolvency, we have a team of Chinese and Indian lawyers who are able to advise on Chinese and Indian transactions. We have also developed close working relationships with law firms in these and other jurisdictions and are able to coordinate and provide complete downstream execution. Our clients include bank and non-bank creditors, companies, regulators and insolvency practitioners, judicial managers and liquidators.

The team advises on:

  • ​Receiverships
  • ​Judicial management
  • Schemes of arrangement
  • Liquidation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Cross-border insolvencies
  • Debt restructuring

Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic Department

Shook Lin & Bok LLP

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Department location

1 Robinson Road

#18-00 AIA Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

048542

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Restructuring/Insolvency: Domestic


Sarjit Singh Gill SC
Band 2