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3-4 SOUTH SQUARE, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5HP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7696 9900
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Fax 020 7696 9911
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338 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Web:
www.southsquare.com
South Square, Adam Al-Attar, London, ENGLAND

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Adam Al-Attar

Tel:
Work 020 7696 9900
Email:
Web:
www.southsquare.com
South Square (South Square)

Position

Adam specialises in insolvency and restructuring. He has had substantial experience of bank and fund insolvencies, acting in relation to the insolvencies of Lehman Brothers, MF Global and Madoff feeder funds. Contested restructurings on which Adam has acted include IMO Car Wash, The Co-Operative Bank, Apcoa Holdings and LDK Solar. Adam also has a substantial banking and financial services practice. He has acted on a number of inter-bank misrepresentation cases including in relation to securitisations, syndicated loans and derivatives. He regularly advises in relation to regulatory matters including in relation to the treatment of client money.

Career

Adam is called to the bar in England and Wales (2007) and in the British Virgin Islands (2011). He has appeared before the Dubai World Tribunal (2013) and he has been admitted in the Cayman Islands for special cases (2014).

Member

Chancery Bar Association, Commercial Bar Association.

Education

B.A. (Oxon); B.C.L.


London Bar

Insolvency

Within: Leading Juniors

Adam Al-Attar - South SquareHe is extremely responsive, user-friendly and cerebral with heavy intellectual clout and commerciality in equal measure.

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Offshore

Within: Leading Juniors

Adam Al-Attar - South SquareUndoubtedly the junior you want on any insolvency case.

Within: Offshore

For many 'the leading insolvency set', South Square is involved in all manner of offshore company matters, with a number of instructions involving collapsed investment funds of note. Following his representation of the Primeo Fund in claims against HSBC, Tom Smith QC is instructed to represent the Abraaj Group's provisional liquidators in the Cayman Islands litigation stemming from the private equity group's high-profile collapse; Adam Al-Attar is instructed to represent Abraaj Holdings Limited.

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