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Global 2022
UK Restructuring/Insolvency
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About

Provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

The European corporate restructuring practice is headquartered in London and works in conjunction with Skadden lawyers throughout the world. We regularly advise European enterprises in cross-border, out-of-court restructurings and prenegotiated plans of reorganisation, as well as in judicial, insolvency restructuring transactions and bankruptcy proceedings. Our lawyers have participated in many of the most complex restructuring transactions and insolvency-related proceedings of the last decade and have been instrumental in the development of sophisticated, innovative strategies that also draw on the firm’s rich background in mergers, acquisitions and corporate financing transactions. The firm also advises on insolvency issues in corporate transactions and in connection with litigation-related matters.

Our team has been ranked as a leader by IFLR1000The Legal 500, and Chambers and Partners for corporate restructuring. We also have been recognised as Restructuring Team of the Year by IFLR and International Legal Firm of the Year and International Insolvency & Rescue Firm of the Year by Credit Today.

Chambers Review

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Restructuring/Insolvency - UK
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What the team is known for

Draws on its global network to advise on domestic and cross-border restructurings. Demonstrates expertise in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and English schemes of arrangement, with experience advising clients in the shipping sector. Additional experience advising clients in the aviation, telecommunications and rail sectors. Recognised for its work with high-profile debtors.

Notable practitioners

Dominic McCahill is a key contact.

Work Highlights

Provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
  • Advised an ad hoc group of noteholders in connection with the EUR2.3 billion restructuring of  Swissport.