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Dechert LLP

160 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, LONDON, EC4V 4QQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7184 7000
Fax:
Fax 020 7184 7001
DX:
30 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.dechert.com

Adam Silver

Tel:
Work 020 7184 7349
Email:
Dechert LLP

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

Adam Silver focuses his practice on commercial and financial litigation, fraud and contentious insolvency. He is particularly experienced in handling capital markets related litigation as well as advising on cross-border disputes and enforcement actions in a wide variety of jurisdictions.

Career

Partner 2014.

Member

R3: Association of Business Recovery Professionals; Insolvency Lawyers Association.

Education

University of Oxford (BA First Class Hons); The College of Law, London (CPE; LPC).


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Dechert LLP recently hired Sidley Austin LLP's former global litigation co-head Dorothy Cory-Wright  as its commercial disputes head. 'The team has a great deal of strength in terms of intellectual firepower and sector experience' and it frequently acts for commercial and investment banks and financial institutions before the English and international courts. Adam Silver is noted for financial litigation, fraud matters and contentious insolvency, while Stephen Surgeoner and Andrew Hearn  are also key advisers.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Dechert LLP  'has good ability to think strategically and give clients sound advice, from a general commercial and strategic perspective as well as a legal one'. The London practice fields complex commercial litigators who are best known for handling high-stakes, multi-jurisdictional disputes on behalf of  financial institutions, global corporations, high-net-worth individuals, corporate and sovereign debtholders, and investment funds. Commercial disputes head Dorothy Cory-Wright and counsel John Bedford joined  in 2018 from Sidley Austin LLP, while the other names to note are Andrew Hearn, Adam Silver and Stephen Surgeoner, along with senior associate Daniel Natoff. Former commercial disputes head Bernard Caulfield retired from the firm.

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London: Finance

Corporate restructuring & insolvency

Within: Corporate restructuring & insolvency

Led by the 'very experienced and able'¬†Paul Fleming,¬†Dechert LLP's three-partner team's sweet spot lies in its ability to represent funds clients as creditors on big-ticket multi-jurisdictional matters ‚Äď where it is able to successfully leverage the firm's global network (which includes offices in the US, Europe and CIS). The team is 'particularly strong in the contentious arena', an area where the 'calm and measured'¬†Adam Silver¬†combines commercial litigation skills with a strong focus in restructuring and insolvency to provide 'very effective advice' to bondholders in seeking to assert their rights using litigation tools.

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