Damien Whitehead | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Damien Whitehead

Local Partner, Hong Kong


Damien Whitehead is a Local Partner in White & Case's Financial Restructuring & Insolvency group, based in Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in non-contentious and contentious complex restructuring and insolvency related matters, having acted for financiers, investment funds and insolvency practitioners, as well as distressed debtors, throughout Asia, Australia and in Europe. Damien's contentious experience covers shareholders' remedies, applications for urgent relief, security enforcement and asset recovery.

Damien's industry experience includes banking and financial services, mining and energy, oil and gas, agriculture, shipping and real estate.

Prior to joining White & Case, Damien worked in-house, in banking and in corporate advisory roles, as well as having practiced with international and Australian law firms.

Damien is recognized as a leading individual for Restructuring and Insolvency in Hong Kong by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2015.

Bars and Courts

  • Hong Kong


  • Graduate Diploma, Advanced Insolvency, IPAA
  • LLB, University of Western Australia
  • BA, University of Western Australia


  • English


Awards & Recognition

Leading Individual: Restructuring and Insolvency: Hong Kong, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2015