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Adam Plainer

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Adam Plainer is co-chair of the firm's global financial restructuring group. He is adept at acting for both creditor and debtor-side clients on cross-border insolvency and restructuring matters. He is particularly noted for his expert handling of insolvency litigation and distressed M&A matters.
"Adam Plainer is extremely highly regarded in the market - he is an exceptionally commercial and deal-oriented lawyer." "In addition to his understanding of the law, he is committed, practical and an excellent negotiator."
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Adam Plainer, co-chair of Dechert’s global financial restructuring group, represents leading accounting firms, UK clearing banks, U.S. investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporate boards of directors in large-scale, complex restructurings and reorganizations.

Mr. Plainer has extensive experiencing advising distressed investors, junior and senior lenders and top insolvency practitioners on a wide range of high-profile restructurings, including contingency planning and formal insolvencies. His representations include leading the team advising KPMG as joint administrators in the landmark case of MF Global UK’s special administration, which was highlighted as a top restructuring matter twice at the Legal Business Awards and The Lawyer Awards. In addition, Mr. Plainer is also highly experienced representing clients in distressed mergers and acquisitions matters.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Plainer was the co-head of another international firm’s London restructuring practice. He was also the past president of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association (ILA) and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) UK.

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