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Linklaters Business Services

Living Wage
ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7456 2222
DX:
10 LONDON CITY EC3
Email:
Web:
https://www.linklaters.com
Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin and 25 more

Richard Hodgson

Tel:
Work 020 7456 3797
Email:
Linklaters Business Services

Work Department

Banking and finance.

Position

Solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales. Richard specialises in restructuring and insolvency matters, having worked in the field for over 10 years. He is particularly experienced in advising clients on situations where companies are or are likely to become subject to formal insolvency proceedings, undertaking contingency planning and providing strategic advice to stakeholders. He also has wide experience in distressed M&A situations, acting for both purchasers and insolvency practitioners as sellers.

Career

Trainee solicitor Denton Wilde Sapte, London and Dubai, UAE 1999-2001; associate Gardner Carton & Douglas, Chicago, US 2001-03; associate Linklaters, London 2003-05; associate Bingham McCutchen, London 2005-06; Linklaters, London managing associate 2006-12, partner 2012 to date.

Languages

English.

Education

London School of Economics and Political Science (1998 LLB).


London: Finance

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Within: Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Strengthened by the recent hires of fund/special situations experts¬†James Douglas¬†and¬†Sarah Mook¬†from¬†Ropes & Gray LLP¬†and Goldman Sachs, respectively,¬†Linklaters LLP¬†handles the full array of transactional, formal insolvency and corporate restructuring mandates implementing out of court and in court procedures across the jurisdictions with which the firm is located. Co-head of the firm's global team,¬†Rebecca Jarvis¬†has a particularly strong track record advising major international corporates facing financial difficulties and is representing Nigeria-based gas company Seven Energy Group on its complex capital restructuring. Co-head¬†Richard Bussell¬†handles both contentious and non-contentious mandates for a broad array of stakeholders and recently advised the trustees of the Co-operative Pension Scheme on the separation of the Co-operative Bank plc from the pension scheme in order to¬†improve its capital position and avoid potential resolution. A market-leading expert on the implementation of English creditor schemes of arrangement,¬†Bruce Bell¬†handles a mix of fund-side creditor work and debtor mandates including his ongoing work for the Norske Skog group on its restructuring. Spearheaded by the 'vastly experienced'¬†Tony Bugg, the firm also handles some residual Lehman Brothers work including on the continuation of the ‚ÄúWaterfall Proceedings‚ÄĚ in the UK courts to determine entitlements to surplus funds.¬†Nick Le Masurier,¬†Euan Clarke¬†and¬†Richard Hodgson¬†are also recommended.

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