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Financial Restructuring & Insolvency
Financial Restructuring & Insolvency

Financial Restructuring and Insolvency


Clients who appoint us on financial restructuring and insolvency matters want a recognized leader in complex cross-border insolvencies and workouts. We offer our clients a substantial and inter-connected team with "on the ground" resources in all key jurisdictions.

We regularly represent multinational corporations in simultaneous proceedings in virtually every corner of the world. Our practice represents clients in all aspects of restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters, including both transactional and litigation matters. We deliver innovative financial solutions for our clients who expect us to understand complex financial products and key market trends, and implement solutions as quickly and efficiently as possible. Our experience of working on "market firsts" is highlighted through our multi-award winning deals.


Unmatched problem solving and strategic thinking

Our experience is unsurpassed. We have a long track record of advising debtor and creditor constituents in all parts of the capital structure. We can tell you not only what we think stakeholders will do, but also what we have actually done on their behalf in similar situations.

Our team of experienced senior lawyers take the lead in the negotiation, implementation and delivery of complex restructuring solutions to get the best outcome for our clients. We have built a reputation for being aggressive and creative on behalf of our diverse clients across the board, not waiting for others to act, but forcing others to react to what we are doing for our clients. We are the go-to team for clients in deep trouble who need a law firm to hit the ground running–and to represent them with passion and tenacity.


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Most Innovative US Law Firm in Europe
International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 2018

Best Law Firm in Africa
EMEA Finance, African Banking Awards 2013 – 2018

M&A Deal of the Year in relation to Sempra Energy's acquisition of Energy Future Holdings Corp and its subsidiary Energy Future Intermediate Holding Company
The Deal 2018

#7 in the GRR30
"Large law firm that impressed"
"Cross-border corporation in a specific restructuring or insolvency matter" in relation to the Seadrill restructuring
"Most important recognition decision" in relation to the Agrokor restructuring
Global Restructuring Review 2018

"In Europe, White & Case is able to harness fully its US practice and expertise, combining these into seamless legal advice on cross-border cases."
"They are always bringing creative and innovative solutions and forward thinking, and are relentlessly focused on achieving the best outcome."
Chambers Europe 2018

"Accomplished team that continues to attract instructions on high-profile cross-border matters. Works closely with complementary departments within the firm to advise debtor-side clients in the oil and gas, mining and telecoms sectors, in addition to acting for financial institutions and funds. Enjoys a strong reputation for its work in the emerging markets, with particular strengths advising clients in the Middle East and Africa. Offers enviable transatlantic strength working closely with its US counterparts."
Clients praise this as an "experienced team who are involved in many complex situations and who are well connected with stakeholders" also noting "they are very knowledgeable, and the partners are very hands-on and demonstrate interest and engagement."
Chambers UK 2018

Restructuring Law Firm of the Year
The M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards 2017

Restructuring Team of the Year: Highly Recommended
Legal Business Awards 2017