Restructuring and Insolvency

Every business can experience financial difficulty whether it be due to changing economic conditions, unforeseen events, simple misjudgment, or even major mismanagement.

Whatever your situation, there may be tough choices to be made and legal hurdles to overcome. Our international Restructuring and Insolvency Group is skilled at finding solutions to even the most complex of situations, with expertise in acting for licensed insolvency practitioners, banks and other lenders, debtor companies and their boards, and trade creditors.

Our clients increasingly instruct us to advise on rescue or restructuring initiatives before formal procedures are initiated, and much of our work is cross-border or international in scope.

We assist our clients in disputes arising from restructuring and insolvency situations, whether contesting court decisions issued in insolvency proceedings or advising on the risk of liability being incurred by directors and other stakeholders .

We tap into additional expertise wherever needed, working closely with colleagues specialising in corporate, tax, employment, real estate and intellectual property.

We combine our restructuring and insolvency expertise with a strong understanding of sectors such as technology, communications, e-commerce, financial services, real estate, media, sport and aviation/aerospace/defence.

We can help you with:

  • Formal insolvency proceedings
  • Financial restructuring, including emergency new money solutions in distressed situations
  • Out-of-court work-outs
  • Distressed acquisitions or disposals, carve-outs of distressed businesses
  • Directors' duties
  • Restructuring and insolvency litigation
  • Asset tracing and fraud investigations

You can expect our team to provide pragmatic, sensible advice and risk analysis, high quality project management skills and a refreshing sense of calm under pressure.

Want to know more? Please contact partner Joss Hargrave (London) or Nicolas Morelli (Paris).

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