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Adam Al-Attar

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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Global
Restructuring/Insolvency - UK

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Adam Al-Attar
Adam Al-Attar is a standout junior exhibiting great strength in bank and fund insolvencies. He regularly attracts instructions in headline cases and demonstrates notable skill in contested restructurings. He also has considerable experience in cases concerning trusts law, and banking and financial services.
Strengths: "Adam is an excellent advocate." "On his feet he is incredibly clear, erudite and has really lovely, crisp delivery. He also has a deep understanding of the commercial aspects of the transactions he advises on." "He is very on top of his market, knows all the case law and can give a very measured overview which is learned and realistic."
Recent work: Instructed by New Look both in relation to its financial restructuring and its operational restructuring via a CVA.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 4

Adam Al-Attar
Strengths: "Knows all the case law and is excellent at those cases that require complex, deep thought." "He's one of those people who is not afraid to challenge things."
Recent work: Acted in Banco San Juan v PDVSA, a claim by a US bank against the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA to recover a multimillion-dollar loan for oil and gas infrastructure.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial Chancery - UK

Band 4

Adam Al-Attar
Strengths: "A leading light for insolvency work, who is very clever indeed."
Recent work: Acted in Banco San Juan v PDVSA, a claim by a US bank against a Venezuelan state oil company to recover a multimillion-dollar loan for oil and gas infrastructure.
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Offshore (Bar) - UK

Band 3

Adam Al-Attar
Adam Al-Attar is very well regarded for his handling of insolvency and contested restructuring matters. He is frequently instructed by clients in the Middle East, the Cayman Islands and Asia.
Strengths: "He's very user-friendly and easy to deal with. He gets the commercial driver, frames his advice in an easy to understand manner and gets to the crux of the issue quickly."
Recent work: Advised in relation to the multibillion-dollar restructuring of NMC Healthcare, the largest private healthcare provider in the UAE, which collapsed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic upon the discovery of fraudulently undisclosed liabilities of several billion dollars.
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