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Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency


Devi Shah is co-head of Mayer Brown’s Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency group in London. She focuses on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency and has a particular interest in international and cross-border insolvency and restructuring matters, as well as pensions aspects of restructurings.

Devi has extensive experience in insurance insolvency and restructuring matters, including advising on provisional liquidation, schemes of arrangement (including international recognition and enforcement issues), proof issues and set-off. She also handles financial disputes and fraud related claims.

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London > Insurance > Insurance: corporate and regulatory

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Devi ShahMayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP is recommended for handling the full gamut of insurance transactional and regulatory work, with particular areas of focus including transatlantic M&A mandates, insurance linked securities and warranty and indemnity issues. The practice operates closely with the firm’s US offices. Practice head Colin Scagell advises on complex M&A within the insurance sector, with expertise in cross-border matters involving Bermuda. Rebecca Bothamley supports the firm’s transactional offering. Devi Shah has extensive experience dealing with insurance-based insolvency and restructurings.

London > Finance > Corporate restructuring & insolvency

Mayer Brown International LLP has ‘very broad knowledge across multiple sectors, geographies and financing products’, ensuring that it is well-positioned to advise  myriad stakeholders, including lenders, funds, IPs, boards of directors and security trustees and agents, on complex multi-jurisdictional restructurings and insolvencies. A stalwart of the team, Devi Shah ‘provides innovative solutions, which lead to cost-effective results’ and is particularly effective at handling insurance and pensions-related mandates. She co-heads the team alongside ‘highly experienced and effective problem solver’  Michael Fiddy and Amy Jacks, who has ‘detailed UK insolvency expertise’. Barry Cosgrave‘s arrival towards the end of 2020 from K&L Gates LLP further broadens the expertise of the team in light of his ‘experience of difficult jurisdictions and emerging market modus operandi’.