Skip to content

Katrina Buckley



Katrina Buckley



Katrina is a partner in Allen & Overy’s global restructuring and insolvency 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 fifteen years.

Recent cases include advising the RCF lenders to soft commodity trader, E D & F Man, in relation to its restructuring through a UK scheme of arrangement, advising certain export credit agencies in relation to the restructuring of Nordic Aviation Capital DAC through an Irish scheme of arrangement, advising the board of Abhu Dhabi based healthcare provider NMC Health plc prior to its administration, acting for the RCF lenders to Interserve plc on its refinancing and subsequent debt for equity swap implemented via a pre-packaged administration and on-going financing arrangements, acting for the RCF lenders to Thomas Cook and acting for a private equity owned healthcare business on its restructuring. Previous transactions include TXU, Telewest, Wind Hellas, Metronet, Cortefiel, Peacocks, NCP, Stemcor, Dreams, Premier Oil, Palmer & Harvey, MF Global, Noble, Cordiant, Box Clever and the Greek sovereign debt restructuring.

Katrina was recognised as best in insolvency and restructuring at the 2017 European Women in Business awards and has won awards for her work advising the creditors of Stemcor, the international steel trader and advising the steering committee of bondholders on the Greek sovereign debt restructuring.



Banking and Finance




Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

View office →



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1995


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