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Mayer Brown International LLP
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Work Department

Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency


Michael Fiddy is a partner in the Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency practice of the London office and co-head of the Firm’s global Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency practice. He is particularly recognized for his market-leading work in portfolio and distressed real estate restructuring. He regularly acts for financial institutions, funds, debtors, creditors and office holders on both domestic and international transactions.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil

Mayer Brown International LLP‘s team ‘operates in a way that is forthright and effective and provides a first-class service to clients’. The practitioners are instructed by banks, investment managers and advisers, hedge funds, insolvency practitioners, accountants, law firms, and insurers, acting on the claimant as well as the defendant side. Areas of expertise span investment and trading frauds, insolvency and insurance-related work, and bribery and corruption-related civil claims. Alistair Graham leads the practice, in which Susan Rosser, Jim Oulton and Michael Fiddy are noted.

London > Finance > Corporate restructuring & insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Michael Fiddy Mayer Brown International LLP

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’.