Douglas Hawthorn

Douglas Hawthorn

Solicitor – admitted 2006

"Douglas Hawthorn has extensive insolvency experience and knowledge."
Legal 500 2020

"Douglas Hawthorn is admired for his 'balanced and commercial advice'".
Legal 500 2017

Douglas Hawthorn
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Douglas is a Partner in the Banking, Restructuring & Insolvency team.

Previously with Travers Smith LLP, Douglas specialises in advising on debt restructurings, turnaround and insolvency situations, acting for private equity sponsors, financial institutions, investors, companies, directors, turnaround professionals and insolvency practitioners.

Recent Experience

  • Advising key stakeholders in respect of a prospective building society administration and an investment bank administration

  • Advising a private bank on its managed wind-down

  • Advising a listed mining company with various global interests on its debt facilities and on its subsequent administration

  • Advising certain investors in a prominent retailer on its accelerated buy-out and recapitalisation

  • Advising a Dutch company on its contemplated scheme of arrangement under English law

  • Advising office-holders in respect of numerous retail and leisure sector insolvencies

  • Advising a manufacturing business on refinancing and its subsequent disposal by its investors

  • Acting for numerous private equity houses, investee companies and directors in relation to debt and equity restructurings

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