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Partha Kar

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Partha Kar is a restructuring partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Partha has a wide range of cross-border restructuring and insolvency experience. He has acted for financial creditors (including non-bank funds), turnaround advisors, corporates (debtors and creditors) and insolvency practitioners/appointees in multi-jurisdictional restructurings and all classes of insolvency proceedings; directors, shareholders and creditors of companies that are financially impaired or subject to solvent reorganisation; and for vendors and purchasers of distressed debt or equity. Partha has worked on all stages of this work including contingency planning and strategy, negotiations, documentation, post-restructuring/appointment and the exit.


Qualified Queensland, Australia 1993; Jones King Lawyers Brisbane, associate 1994-99, partner 1999-2001; qualified Victoria Australia 1999; qualified New South Wales, Australia 2001; Linklaters London, managing associate 2001-03; qualified Law Society of England and Wales, solicitor 2002; Kirkland & Ellis International LLP, London, associate 2003-05, partner 2005 to present.


Law Society of England and Wales; Insolvency Lawyers Association (UK).


University of Queensland (1990 BCom; 1992 LLB); Queensland University of Technology (1993 GDip Leg Prac).

London: Finance

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Within: Leading individuals

Partha Kar - Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Within: Corporate restructuring and insolvency

The β€˜responsive and proactive’ team at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP provides β€˜commercial advice’ to a private equity and funds client base including Oaktree Capital, Centerbridge Partners and KKR Credit. The β€˜commercial’ and β€˜effective’ Kon Asimacopoulos advised Centerbridge Partners as majority lender on the debt-for-equity restructuring of Apcoa Car Parks. Asimacopoulos also acted alongside the β€˜superb’ Partha Kar for KKR portfolio company Northgate Information Solutions on its global, multi-jurisdictional restructuring, which involved a debt-for-equity swap and the transfer of ownership to existing mezzanine lenders Goldman Sachs and Park Square. Elaine Nolan is also recommended.

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