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Ian Field



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Ian Field



Ian is the Head of Allen & Overy’s Global Restructuring Group with over 25 years experience advising on restructuring and insolvency matters.

Ian specialises in a wide range of restructuring and corporate insolvency work, regularly acting for banks, bondholders and other financial institutions, insolvency practitioners and corporations. Ian has recently advised on a number of cutting-edge restructuring cases both in the UK and across Europe and Africa.

Ian is a past President of the Insolvency Lawyers Association and a member of R3.

News & insights

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Publications: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

Ineffectiveness of repayment of financing and ineffectiveness of establishing security pursuant to Art. 127.3 of Bankruptcy Law

In their podcast, Weronika Groskrejc and Artur Rutkowski, banking and finance lawyers at Allen & Overy Warsaw, try to answer the question in what circumstances it is permissible to repay debt and establish security so as not to violate the rules of hardening period under Art. 127.3 of Bankruptcy Law. Listen to the podcast.

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News: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

A&O retains title as leading global transactional law firm for sixth year

Allen & Overy advised on more deals during 2019 than any other law firm in the world. According to data from Refinitiv and Dealogic, A&O advised on 17% more deals than its nearest competitor across global DCM, ECM, M&A, loans and project finance.

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News: 19 FEBRUARY 2020

A&O announces new regional Diversity & Inclusion partners

Allen & Overy has announced the introduction of five regional Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) partners across its network. The Board-appointed partners will lead A&O's D&I efforts in their regions, with responsibility across all strands of diversity and fostering a global culture of inclusion.

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Publications: 04 JULY 2018

A series of high profile wins for Allen & Overy’s UK contentious restructuring practice

A&O’s top tier UK financial disputes team has been making its mark in insolvency litigation in the last six months with a string of successes. A common theme for each of these cases was the speed at which complex legal issues were resolved to the benefit of clients. 

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1991


BA, Jurisprudence, Exeter College, Oxford University