Robbie Powell

Associate, London



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

Robbie has experience in relation to debt restructurings and distressed debt investments, schemes of arrangement, restructuring plans, and cross-border restructuring processes. In addition, his experience includes involvement in capital markets transactions and leveraged loans, as well as general bank lending. Robbie has worked with a diverse range of clients, including distressed investors, creditor committees, private credit funds, banks, companies.

Robbie trained at White & Case LLP and spent six months working in the Firm's Frankfurt office where he worked on high yield debt offerings and leveraged loans, and has been on a client secondment to a leading credit-oriented alternative asset manager.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Legal Practice Course
BPP Law School
Bachelor of Arts
University of Nottingham
Graduate Diploma in Law
Nottingham Law School


Adler Group
Representation of Adler Group, one of Germany's largest real estate groups, on its financial restructuring, involving an amendment to the terms and conditions of €3.2 billion of senior unsecured bonds through English restructuring plan proceedings and the subsequent incurrence of €937.5 million of new money following. Adler Group is one of Germany's largest landlords holding 26,202 units with an aggregated gross asset value of approximately €5.2 billion (as of 31 December 2022) and its pre-restructuring total interest-bearing external debt amounted to approximately €6.1 billion.

Representation of London-listed oil and gas company Nostrum Oil & Gas plc on the financial restructuring of its US$1.125 billion of senior unsecured notes via a UK scheme of arrangement.

Petra Diamonds
Representation of the ad hoc committee of bondholders of the US$650 million 2022 Notes in the financial restructuring of the diamond mining group, Petra Diamonds, with mines in South Africa and Tanzania.

Investment Fund Matters
Representation of several major credit-oriented investment funds and alternative asset managers on a range of distressed debt and performing investments.

Consolidated Energy
Advised Consolidated Energy Finance S.A., a financing subsidiary of leading international methanol and fertilizer producer Consolidated Energy Limited AG, on the issuance of two series of high-yield bonds with total volumes of USD525 million and EUR 250 million.

Republic of Serbia
Advised the Republic of Serbia on its offering of €2 billion 3.125% notes due 2027 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S, listed on the London Stock Exchange.