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  Earl Griffith



Earl is a partner in the global restructuring team and the Managing Partner of Allen & Overy’s London Restructuring Group. He has over 20 years restructuring experience advising creditors, funds, domestic and international debtor groups, private equity sponsors, hedge counterparties, financial institutions, securitisation servicers and special servicers, insolvency officeholders, scheme and company voluntary arrangement supervisors and nominees and other key stakeholders.

Earl is recognised by clients and all major legal directories for his restructuring expertise and experience: "Highly experienced and skilled restructuring professional" who is "fully committed, totally trusted, technical and provides excellent client service". Earl is also recognised by Who’s Who Legal as a ‘Thought Leader in Restructuring & Insolvency’.

A selection of restructuring matters that Earl has advised on includes Steinhoff, New Look, Four Seasons Health Care Group, Lino/A.T.U. Group, Mothercare, Punch Taverns, Essar Stanlow Oil Refinery, General Healthcare Group, The Co-operative Bank, Guardian Digital Communications (Airwaves) Group, Barchester Healthcare Group, Dewey & LeBoeuf, Eggborough Power Station, the Quinn Group, Linpac, Centre Parcs, Songbird (Canary Wharf), TI Automotive, Schoeller Arca, Metronet, Anglian Windows, Honsel, Ontex, TXU Europe, Craegmoor Healthcare Group, British Energy, Marconi, Brunner Mond, Ionica and the Heron Group.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as a solicitor, England and Wales, 2003

Admitted as a solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales, 1996

Admitted as a solicitor, High Court of Australia, 1996

Academic qualifications

Bachelor of Laws, The University of New South Wales, 1995

Bachelor of Commerce (with Merit), The University of New South Wales, 1995

Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, 1996

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