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Macfarlanes LLP

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Paul advises on a broad range of corporate restructuring and recovery issues.

His clients include companies in financial difficulties, their directors and shareholders, insolvency practitioners appointed over such companies, lenders to and other major creditors of troubled entities, investors interested in a “loan-to-own” strategy and buyers of businesses where there is an insolvency aspect.

Paul’s experience also includes a secondment at Warwick Capital Partners LLP. Paul is a qualified insolvency practitioner, having passed the Joint Insolvency Examination Board examinations in 2013.

Paul is the co-author of the Insolvency and Restructuring Manual, 3rd Edition, published by Bloomsbury Professional Ltd, the “England” chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2020 and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, also published by Bloomsbury Professional Ltd.


Qualified 2009; partner 2021

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Corporate restructuring & insolvency

(Next Generation Partners)

Paul KeddieMacfarlanes LLP

Under the guidance of the ‘responsive and very innovative’ Jat Bains, Macfarlanes LLP has developed a reputation for insolvency and restructuring work, recognised for its capacity to provide ‘technically strong’ advice, including on matters with limited precedents. An increasing amount of this work is generated as a result of its strong fund relationships, including for turnaround investors and hedge funds, as well as credit funds. ‘Definitely a rising star in the industry’, Paul Keddie is ‘commercial and totally current with his knowledge’, ensuring that he is a popular choice among a range of stakeholders, including on matters with significant cross-border implications.