Dorothea James

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Dorothea is an associate in the Firm's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency group in London.

Dorothea has experience in relation to debt restructurings and cross-border insolvency issues. She has worked with a diverse range of clients, including banks, distressed investors, debtors and insolvency practitioners. Her experience also includes involvement in leveraged finance transactions and general bank lending.

Dorothea spent six months in the Firm's Moscow office, where she focused on International Arbitration.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
BPP Law School
GDL
BPP Law School
BA (Hons)
Philosophy
University of Durham
Languages
English

Experience

Hertz
Representation of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. and certain affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases. Hertz and its affiliated brands operate one of the world's largest rental car companies with a total of more than 10,000 locations across North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, the Middle East and New Zealand. During the year ended December 31, 2019, Hertz operated a peak rental fleet of more than 770,000 vehicles and produced US$649 million in EBITDA. At filing, Hertz held nearly US$19 billion in debt outstanding.

Calon
Representation of the secured lender to Calon Energy Limited and its group, a UK based independent power producer that had experienced financial distress and entered administration.