Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a leading international law firm with a network of offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the U.S., providing a comprehensive worldwide service to national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments. For many of our clients the world is a single marketplace, so we structure our award winning legal services in the same way, offering a combination of local and international expertise from our global network. 

Our expertise

We have a market-leading global restructuring and insolvency practice acting for stakeholders involved in corporate restructurings or experiencing financial stress. We help boards of directors to steer corporates through troubled waters, and advise global investment funds, asset managers, banks, bondholders and other lenders on debt and corporate restructurings.

We also work closely with our sector specialists to build a deep understanding of the business and its financial pressure points. The team focuses on implementing sustainable solutions and managing the diversity of stakeholder expectations from start to finish. We are proud of our reputation for taking a pragmatic and commercial approach to speed up lengthy processes and achieve the best outcome for our clients.

With our market leading practice across Europe, Asia, and the US we have the capability to advise on and execute restructurings globally, irrespective of the legal jurisdiction (English, US or whatever the situation requires).

Our reputation is based on our experience of advising on creative and complex transactions across the restructuring and insolvency spectrum, developing innovative and constructive solutions for our clients in order to deliver the best commercial result. With our international reach we are “agnostic” to the jurisdictional sphere – our focus is only on the best outcome for our client.

We are at the cutting edge of the legal profession having led the way with ground-breaking solutions in what can often be challenging situations, regularly involving multiple countries. The restructuring and insolvencies in which we have been involved include most recently Reward Science and Technology Industry Group, Nyrstar, House of Fraser, General Healthcare Group, IKKS, Fairhold, Debenhams, Arcadia, Bartec, Gerry Weber and Takata.

The Restructuring and Insolvency team is continuously ranked in the Top Tier in the Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR legal directories.

Ken Baird
Global Head of Restructuring and Insolvency
ken.baird@freshfields.com
+44 20 7832 7168

Craig Montgomery
INSOL Fellow
craig.montgomery@freshfields.com
+44 20 7716 4888