Ms Naomi Moore > Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Hong Kong

Work Department

Partner; Financial Restructuring


As a partner in Akin Gump’s financial restructuring group, Naomi’s practice focuses on cross-border restructurings, insolvencies and workouts as well as finance and alternative credit transactions and distressed investing, most recently in China, Hong Kong, Australia, India, Indonesia, Korea, London, Japan, Singapore, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. Having practised in Australia, London and Asia, Naomi has been involved in a number of complex and high-profile restructurings with a particular focus on schemes of arrangement, including representing creditor groups of Noble Group Limited, PT Bumi Resources Tbk and Winsway Enterprises Holdings Limited.

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Naomi was recognized in “Banking, Finance and Transactional Law” (2018) and “Women in Business Law, Insolvency and Restructuring” (2017) by Euromoney’s Expert Guides. She was also named “Best in Insolvency and Restructuring” (2016), and has been frequently shortlisted in the same category by Euromoney’s Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards. In 2013 – 2019, she has been listed as a leading lawyer in various leading publications including Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000, Who’s Who Legal, and Global Restructuring Review.


LL.B. (Hons), University of Technology Sydney, 1999; B.A., University of New South Wales, 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Naomi MooreAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is well regarded for its strong creditor-facing restructuring and insolvency practice and is consolidated by the firm’s global capacity across the US and Europe. The team has in-depth experience acting for bondholders, distressed-debt investors, and mezzanine lenders, and utilises its international strong-hold to underpin extensive cross-border deals. Naomi Moore, practice head, has significant experience in major distressed debt situations and restructuring transactions, with particular focus on schemes of arrangement and cross-border insolvency matters. The R&I practice is also supported by strong core corporate practice areas across the firm.

China > Restructuring and insolvency: foreign firms

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP‘s Hong Kong-based restructuring group has a strong reputation in the market for Asia-related creditor work. The practice also routinely leverages the credentials of its financial restructuring teams in both the US and Europe. Recent activity for the group ranges from major, cross-border financial restructurings, to sizeable Asia-Pacific-related distressed mandates. Highly focused on finance and alternative credit transactions, cross-border restructurings, insolvencies and workouts, Naomi Moore recent experience covers Australia, Greater China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore, along with the UK and the Caribbean. The practice’s key counsel, Jeremy Haywood, is experienced in advising on all aspects of corporate restructuring and insolvency.