Our multi-disciplinary Special Situations team have experience of acting across the full spectrum of issues that arise in stress/distressed investing situations including working across jurisdictions.


We are able to leverage the firm's global presence and draw on the resources of our full service practice to advise a wide spectrum of clients including lenders, debtors, potential purchasers, insolvency office holders and other affected/interested stakeholders. 

Our specialist team of commercially focused lawyers are flexible, cost-effective and pragmatic. We provide innovative solutions to the problems our clients face including advising upon:

  • Loan to own transactions 
  • Debt for equity/debt for debt swaps
  • Loan portfolio transactions
  • Accelerated M&A
  • Rescue financings
  • Exit financings
  • Equity restructuring and recapitalisation

Our breadth of experience allows us to deliver a bespoke response based on an in-depth understanding of each client's business and the sector in which they operate. Whether working to restructure a portfolio of performing or non-performing loans, advising on the acquisition out of administration of a distressed business or managing a corporate collapse, our award-winning Intelligent Delivery approach means that Addleshaw Goddard is a market leader in the flexible resourcing and structuring of client assignments to suit each practical, economic and financial need. 

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Paul Fleming

Paul Fleming

Partner, Head of Restructuring - London
London, UK

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Peter Crichton

Peter Crichton

Partner, Corporate Lending and Borrowing
London

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Graham Cross

Graham Cross

Partner, Corporate
London, UK

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