Sunaina Deol

Associate, London



Sunaina Deol is an associate in the Firm's London Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Group.

Sunaina has experience in relation to cross-border insolvency issues, restructurings, administrations and schemes of arrangement. She has worked with a wide range of clients, including creditor committees, banks, investment funds, noteholders and corporates.

Prior to joining the firm in 2019 as an associate, Sunaina completed her training contract at a full-service international law firm. She spent 6 months in the Hong Kong office where she worked in the litigation team, and 6 months in the Singapore office in the corporate finance team.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
University of Birmingham
Legal Practice Course
University of Law




Representation of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. and certain affiliates in their chapter 11 cases and restructuring negotiations in Europe, Australia and Asia-Pacific. Hertz completed its successful chapter 11 restructuring and its plan of reorganisation became effective on June 30, 2021.This representation is one of the highest profile restructurings arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and one of the most successful chapter 11 and international reorganisations in recent history.

Representation of GSO Capital Partners on the €215 million refinancing of the indebtedness of KP1, a leading French manufacturer of high performance prefabricated concrete products, and subsequent acquisition of the business.

Representation of the CMBS noteholders to the Trafford Centre in the restructuring of the Intu Group.

Representation of a leading advisory firm as the administrator of one of the largest emerging markets PE investors globally, in connection with its investment in a petroleum business engaged in oil refining and the sale of petroleum.

Karen Millen 
Representation of the Karen Millen high street retail business and assisting with its accelerated M&A process and sale by way of pre-packaged administration.