Expertise

Ola advises lenders, corporate borrowers, IPs, directors and other key stakeholders in relation to consensual workouts, formal insolvency processes and enforcement scenarios.  Representative experience includes:

  • Advising a private investment firm on its new money investments in connection with a chapter 11 process and a consensual restructuring in the media and oil & gas sectors respectively.
  • Advising a private equity firm on its enforcement strategy in respect of £50,000,000 of liabilities comprising secured loan notes and senior credit facilities. 
  • Advising the liquidators of a Stemcor legacy entity on a super senior term loan facility. 
  • Providing English law enforcement advice to a lending syndicate following a default, by a prominent mining conglomerate, on a $275m credit facility.
  • Advising administrators on a series or pre-pack and post-appointment sales in the aviation sector.
  • Advised a media and telecommunications conglomerate based in sub-Saharan Africa on its out-of-court restructuring of approximately $600m of liabilities.
  • Advising a consortium of US landlords in respect of a high-profile retail company voluntary arrangement.  
  • Providing directors' duties advice to directors of various distress corporates in the retail, leisure and technology sectors, particularly in relation to antecedent transactions.

Ola also co-chairs AG Fusion in London, Addleshaw Goddard's BAME network.

Professional Memberships
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • The Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3)