Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

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What the team is known for Strong European cross-border capabilities with respected practices in France, Poland, the UK and Germany. Exhibits skill in a variety of areas including distressed M&A and bank portfolio sales. Enjoys an excellent reputation for advising borrowers in the restructuring arena, as well as additionally acting on the side of creditors. Teams in Europe and the USA frequently collaborate on international mandates relating to Chapter 11 proceedings. Handles matters in various sectors, including retail and energy.

Strengths A client indicates: "They are user-friendly, really easy to work with and very straightforward."

An interviewee admires the firm for its provision of "tailor-made" advice.

Notable practitioners

Adam Plainer is head of the London department. Further points of contact include Paris-based Jean-Dominique Daudier de Cassini, as well as Paweł Rymarz in Warsaw and Gerhard Schmidt in Frankfurt.