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Linklaters Business Services

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

Sarah Mook

Tel:
Work 020 7456 3873
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Web:
www.linklaters.com/AboutUs/OurPeople/Pages/SarahMook.aspx
Linklaters Business Services

Work Department

Banking, Restructuring and Insolvency

Position

Sarah specialises in large, complex debt and equity restructuring matters. Sarah has a particular focus on debtor advisory and capital structure solutions, including bank debt restructurings, distressed mergers and acquisitions, exchange offers and structured financing.

Sarah has extensive cross-border and international experience advising corporate debtors and their directors across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Prior to joining Linklaters, Sarah worked for 12 years at a leading global investment bank in London as a managing director in the restructuring advisory and financing group. Prior to joining the investment bank, Sarah also spent 14 years working as a lawyer in private practice.

Member

Sarah is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association and the City of London Solicitors’ Company.

Sarah sits on the volunteer advisory panel for TwinsUK, a research unit focussed on age-related diseases based in the Department of Twin Research, Kings College, London.

Education

Sarah obtained a Pure Mathematics degree (BA Hons) at the University of Liverpool.

Sarah also obtained a post graduate diploma in law (CPE) and a post graduate diploma in legal practice (LPC) at Manchester Metropolitan University.


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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