Clifford Chance LLP

Clifford Chance LLP
Clifford Chance is one of the world’s pre-eminent law firms, with significant depth and range of resources across 32 offices in 21 countries.

Our Restructuring practice
Our dedicated, world-class and award-winning Restructuring team, led by a group of 35 partners, has advised a variety of stakeholders on some of the most complex and high-profile restructuring situations.

We specialise in complex multi-jurisdictional restructurings and insolvencies, with dedicated resources in the key European jurisdictions, the US and Asia, in addition to having expertise in our practices in the emerging market jurisdictions. The breadth and depth of our practice allows us to  provide strategic advice and technical expertise to creditors, lenders, funds, coordinating committees, private equity sponsors, insolvency practitioners and debtors alike. Clients benefit from our restructuring and finance experience across a full spectrum of products and structures, and our ability to access specialists in areas which often prove pivotal in distressed situations, such as finance, litigation and dispute resolution, regulation, real estate, pensions, tax and derivatives.

In recent times, we have been involved in advising on some of the most significant restructurings in the market, including Nyrstar, British Steel, Thomas Cook, Cell-C, Abengoa, Edcon, the Co-operative Bank, Noble, Frigoglass, Codere SA, Mongolian Mining, Oi SA, Al Jaber Group, Apcoa, Novo Banco, Pelican Rouge (Autobar), Imtech, Hanjin Shipping, Cory Environmental, Russian Standard Bank, Dubai World, and PRISA.

Recognised leaders in our field

  • Band 1: Restructuring & Insolvency - UK-wide - Chambers UK 2020
  • Band 1: Restructuring & Insolvency - Global-wide - Chambers Global 2019
  • Band 1: Restructuring & Insolvency - Europe-wide - Chambers Europe 2019
  • Tier 1: Financial Restructuring - IFLR1000 2020
  • Tier 1: Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency - Legal 500 UK 2019
  • Restructuring Deal of the Year Award - IFLR Europe Awards 2018
  • Restructuring Team of the Year - IFLR Europe Awards 2018
  • Restructuring Deal of the Year - IFLR Middle East Awards 2018
  • Restructuring & Insolvency Team of the Year - IFLR Asia Awards 2018
  • Restructuring & Insolvency Deal of the Year - IFLR Asia Awards 2018
  • Restructuring & Insolvency Deal of the Year - IFLR Americas Awards 2018



“Standout practice advising on sophisticated restructurings in the UK and abroad, attracting instructions from a range of industry players.” 
Band One – Chambers UK 2020, Restructuring & Insolvency

“Remarkable team present on market-leading restructuring matters, offering first-class practices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and continental Europe.” 
Band One – Chambers Global 2019, Restructuring & Insolvency

“Not only are the lawyers knowledgeable, always providing high-quality assistance, but they are also very creative and very often present new ideas and alternative paths.” 
Band One – Chambers Europe 2019, Restructuring & Insolvency

United Kingdom
Philip Hertz – Global Head
Tel: +44 20 7006 1666
philip.hertz@cliffordchance.com

Asia
Scott Bache
Tel: +852 2826 3493
scott.bache@cliffordchance.com

Americas
Jennifer C. DeMarco 
Tel: +1 212 878 8125
jennifer.demarco@cliffordchance.com

Europe
Daniel Zerbib
Tel: +33 1 4405 5352
daniel.zerbib@cliffordchance.com

Delphine Caramalli
Tel: +33 1 4405 5240
delphine.caramalli@cliffordchance.com 

Ilse van Gasteren
Tel: +31 20 711 9272
ilse.vangasteren@cliffordchance.com 

Jelle Hofland
Tel: +31 20 7119256
jelle.hofland@cliffordchance.com 

Stefan Sax
Tel: +49 697199 1549
stefan.sax@cliffordchance.com