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Sidley Austin LLP

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Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva and 14 more

Patrick Corr

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Sidley Austin LLP

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Corporate reorganisation and bankruptcy




Qualified England and Wales (solicitor) 1990


Member of City of London Law Society Insolvency Law Committee.


Leeds Metropolitan University (1987 LLB).

London: Finance

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Within: Leading individuals

Patrick Corr - Sidley Austin LLP

Within: Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Praised for its β€˜insightful, responsive and commercially astute advice’, Sidley Austin LLP is gaining increased market traction and recognition after some recent strategic hires, including the arrival in January 2017 of the β€˜absolutely outstanding’ Yen Sum and Jennifer Brennan from Linklaters LLP, and in October 2016 by that of Jifree Cader from Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Praised for her β€˜technical know-how and solutions-oriented approach’, Sum is particularly accomplished at advising funds on special situations, and has since her arrival been involved, alongside Cader and Brennan, on the advice provided to the senior co-ordinating committee of lenders to Fraikin Group regarding the upcoming maturity of the senior holdco and senior opco debt. In addition to the firm’s enhanced offering on the special situations front, the team is also noted for its ability to provide a β€˜co-ordinated global approach’ and frequently works alongside colleagues in the US and Asia, in particular, on debtor and creditor mandates. β€˜Indefatigable’ team head Patrick Corr is praised for his β€˜innovative approaches to problems’; he recently represented Bank of America on the restructuring of EnQuest, the UK-based oil and gas producer. US-qualified partner Marc Wassermann is also recommended for his β€˜deep understanding of the market’. Other clients include Citadel and Alcentra.

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