Squire Patton Boggs

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

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What the team is known for Well-regarded restructuring team which leverages its significant global footprint to advise on cross-border assignments. Demonstrates particular expertise in the retail, automotive, and food and beverage sectors, and sits on major clearing bank panels. Also advises corporate clients on restructuring matters, in addition to frequently working with insolvency practitioners. Works closely with the firm's nationally celebrated pensions experts.

Strengths A client says: "The firm has been very effective in representing us. They have a strong brand and an administrative and professional skill set."

"They are good at tapping into the wider practice for specialist advice and international reach; they have a great depth of support behind them," a source reports.

Work highlights Advised the administrators on trading and business sales of Shopfittings Direct and subsequent fraud investigations arising from the company's insolvency.

Notable practitioners

Devinder Singh
has a broad client base which includes insolvency practitioners, banks and boards of directors. He advises on contentious restructuring matters, sometimes with cross-border dimensions. He is also instructed to assist with the disposal of real assets, IP rights and unsecured debts.
"An established and very well-respected expert in the restructuring and insolvency space." "He's always been a good commercial and technical lawyer. He always gives good, clear advice."

Russell Hill
advises distressed businesses, banks and insolvency practitioners on contentious and non-contentious matters. He is frequently instructed with regard to restructuring exercises, asset sales and fraud investigations.
"He has always been clear and to the point in all our communications. Russ is very proactive, exudes positive energy and is well organised. I really value his input." "He's great with clients and has strong connections within the banking, legal and wider funding market."