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Provided by Ken Baird

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Ken has been the global head of Freshfields’ restructuring and insolvency team since April 2007. He specialises in complex, often cross-border restructurings and insolvencies, on both debtor and creditor side.

Career

Ken continues to be dual qualified as a solicitor in both England and Scotland, and has been a partner since 1996.

Professional Memberships

Ken is a fellow of the Institute for Turnaround, member of the International Insolvency Institute, and the former president of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association (ILA).

Publications

Co-author of the cross-border issues chapter of Tolley’s 'Insolvency Law'.

Personal

Ken attended the University of Glasgow where he attained a First Class Bachelor of Law degree.

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Restructuring/Insolvency - London (Firms)
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Band 2

Global restructuring and insolvency practice head Ken Baird is relied upon for his wealth of experience acting for both debtor and creditor-side clients. He is regarded as a go-to for complex and cross-border matters and is experienced in advising on CVAs.
"Ken Baird is pre-eminent; he is a well-known, highly established and well-regarded restructuring lawyer." "He is really strong in the restructuring space; he understands the complexities of it, he can give sound advice to a board and he is very commercial."

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