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Work Department

Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency


Amy Jacks is a partner and co-head of the Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency practice of the London office. She acts for a variety of funds, investment and clearing banks, insolvency practitioners, corporates, management teams and property advisors.

Amy advises on complex and often multi-jurisdictional restructurings as well as having undertaken many of the larger portfolio sales in the market recently. She has led various high-profile transactions across a breadth of sectors including, in the last few months, construction, retail, technology, waste, energy and automotive.

Lawyer Rankings

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’.