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Katrina Buckley

Partner

London

Katrina Buckley

Partner

London

Katrina is a Partner and the Co-Head of Allen & Overy’s Global Restructuring Group and acts for financial institutions, funds, corporates, and insolvency practitioners. Katrina has advised on some of the most significant insolvencies and restructurings in the market over the last twenty years.

 

Recent cases include ongoing advice to the administrators of Greensill Capital UK in relation to one of the most high profile insolvencies in 2021, advising the RCF lenders to soft commodity trader, E D & F Man, in relation to its latest restructuring implemented using cross-class cram down under a UK restructuring plan, advising one of the energy companies challenging the acquisition, pursuant to an energy transfer scheme, of Bulb Energy by Octopus, acting for the RCF lenders to Interserve plc on the most recent phase of its restructuring involving the spin-out of its construction business and a compromise of its defined benefit pension scheme liabilities, and acting for a private equity owned healthcare business on its restructuring prior to its lenders taking control of the business. Previous landmark transactions Katrina has advised on include TXU, Telewest, Wind Hellas, Metronet, Cortefiel, Peacocks, NCP, Stemcor, Dreams, Mouchel, Premier Oil, Palmer & Harvey, MF Global, Noble, Cordiant, Box Clever, Thomas Cook, Nordic Aviation Capital, hibu/Yell, NMC Health plc, gategroup, Seven Energy, Polestar, Eimskip and the Greek sovereign debt restructuring.

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Expertise

Practices

Restructuring

Office

London

One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1995

Academic

BA (Hons), English & History, The University of York, 1991

CPE, Law, The College Of Law, Chester, 1992

Law Society Finals, The College Of Law, Chester, 1993