Mr Jonathan Leitch > Hogan Lovells > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells
Hong Kong

Work Department

Corporate & Finance | Business Restructuring & Insolvency




Jonathan Leitch is a restructuring partner in our Hong Kong office.

Jonathan specialises in restructuring and special situations. He has wide-ranging experience in acting for all types of stakeholders in the restructuring and insolvency of financially challenged companies. He acts for a range of financial institutions, credit investors, insolvency office holders, turnaround specialists, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporations.

Jonathan has advised on transactions throughout the Asia Pacific region, principally Hong Kong, PRC and Singapore, and also Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and India.

Jonathan is frequently involved in cross-border matters and has experience in bond defaults (English and New York law governed) and corporate restructuring involving schemes of arrangement, as well as distressed debt sales and non-performing loan portfolio sales. He regularly advises clients on all aspects of financial restructurings, including wind-down and solvent liquidations, debt rescheduling, loan-to-own distressed investment strategies and debt-for-equity swaps, together with enforcement options and formal insolvency proceedings.

He has been involved with the restructuring of companies in a variety of sectors, including retail, property, shipping and transportation, manufacturing, energy, mining, technology, and agriculture.


International Insolvency Institute




LLM LPC, Nottingham Law School, 1998

LLB (Hons) Law, Nottingham Trent University, 1996

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Restructuring and insolvency

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Jonathan LeitchHogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells has developed its capacity for restructuring and insolvency across the APAC region by leveraging its position in key jurisdictions such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai to offer interlocking cross-border advice relating to China. The firm operates with a focus on global creditors and has established a unique team comprising senior practitioners across finance, real estate and litigation to offer comprehensive cross-practice advice to clients. Chris Dobby leads the firm’s strong contentious work on a jurisdictional basis, with increasing activity in receivership, asset recovery and liquidation work. Jonathan Leitch, practice head, routinely advises funds, bondholders and alternative capital providers in non-contentious matters across Asia.