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Tim Watson



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Tim Watson



Tim is a restructuring partner based in London and is part of our global restructuring group. 

Tim specialises in advising funds and alternative asset managers on distressed investments and restructurings and has worked on a variety of high profile restructuring transactions.

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Publications: 18 March 2022

Implications of the National Security and Investment Act 2021 for distressed deals

The National Security and Investment Act 2021 (the Act) came into force on 4 January 2022 and is expected to have significant consequences in the distressed environment, particularly in relation to…

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Publications: 06 July 2020

Webinar: Private credit in the UK - Navigating new opportunities in the age of Covid

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Publications: 22 May 2020

Supercharging the scheme for restructurings: cram-up, cram-down and cram-across under the new UK restructuring plan

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Publications: 29 April 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus update: suspension of statutory demands and winding up petitions

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2009


LPC, Law, BPP Law School, 2006

CPE, Law, BPP Law School, 2005

BA, English, University of Cambridge, 2003

Pro-bono Experience

  • Advised human rights charity in relation to international and domestic legislation relating to capital punishment
  • Advised human rights charity in relation to its client files and document management procedures in the context of its regulatory, professional and statutory obligations
  • Advisory work for immigration charity in administration on insolvency matters in conjunction with a leading insolvency QC
  • Assisting Law Works with formulating a professional insolvency advice framework for legal sector charities Co-chairman of Red Cross Volunteering Committee responsible for co-ordinating and formulating a variety of pro-bono
  • Member of editing committee for human rights legal charity global common law case review project and regular contributor to bi-annual human rights publication