Expertise

Aziz advises on a broad range of insolvency and restructuring matters with a focus on contentious work. 

He acts for insolvency practitioners, funds, directors, secured and unsecured creditors, shareholders and other stakeholders affected by financial distress.

Representative experience includes advising:

  • ARCM, the Hong Kong-based hedge fund, in relation to its opposition to Premier Oil Plc’s proposed schemes of arrangement in Scotland
  • AMC Entertainment and the Odeon Group on their refinancing and restructuring options
  • A director in defending substantial claims brought by liquidators concerning an alleged invalid share buyback, misfeasance, transactions defrauding creditors and wrongful trading
  • An investment bank on the enforcement of judgments against high net worth guarantors based in several jurisdictions
  • An ad hoc group of bondholders in successfully opposing a coercive restructuring
Education
  • Notthingham Law School (2012)
  • University of Leicester (2011)
Languages
  • Bengali - native
  • French - basic