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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency

3 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Noteworthy track record in the restructuring and insolvency field. Regularly involved in precedent-setting matters, including UK-originated work and cross-border mandates. Offers an integrated service working closely with its US, Asian and European offices. Enjoys strong relationships with a number of creditor-side clients, while also attracting regular instructions from high-profile debtors as well as from distressed investors.

Strengths

Sources identify the group as "an experienced and high-quality team."

Work highlights

Advised syncreon Group Holdings and its subsidiaries on its USD1.1 billion financial restructuring.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Wilkinson has a wealth of experience advising corporates and financial institutions on restructuring and insolvency matters. He is particularly adroit at advising on high-value cross-border mandates.
"Andrew is an excellent lawyer." "He is very smart and very capable."

Mark Lawford offers broad expertise spanning cross-border insolvencies, complex restructurings and contentious matters. He counts private equity firms, international banks and insolvency practitioners among his client base.
"He is brilliant - extremely thoughtful, exceptionally hard-working and resourceful. He thinks about every contour and nuance of the argument."

Neil Devaney is respected for his expert handling of complex, high-value debt restructurings, with particular experience advising ad hoc groups of senior and subordinated creditors. He also advises on insolvency matters, and he counts liquidators and administrators among his clients.
"He is a very smart lawyer with a commercial touch, which is a rare combination and very helpful when providing guidance during complex restructurings." "Neil is a brilliant lawyer. He is extremely clever in how he looks at documents and finds angles for you."

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Restructuring/Insolvency

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Location

110 Fetter Lane

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 1AY

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Restructuring/Insolvency


Andrew J O Wilkinson
Band 2
Mark Lawford
Band 5
Neil Devaney
Band 5