Restructuring & Insolvency

Our Capability

Our clients  in the region include domestic and international banks and financial institutions, accountants, financial advisors , insolvency practitioners, as well as financially distressed companies. Our highly versatile and technically proficient team play a variety of different roles in these cases, including acting for banks and financial institutions, creditors’ committees, liquidators, receivers and managers, and scheme administrators.

We were the first dedicated insolvency and restructuring practice in Singapore.  Over the years, we have acquired an  unparalleled track record and have played leading roles in  virtually every major insolvency restructuring matter in Singapore and the region, with such examples as China Aviation OilLehman BrothersNortel, and MF Global.

Our work includes the following:

  • Insolvency Regimes
  • Restructuring and Workouts
  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditors’ Rights and Enforcement

Insolvency Regimes 

We act for lenders, debtors and insolvency practitioners in the different insolvency regimes - liquidation, schemes of arrangement, judicial management, and receivership.

Restructuring and Workouts

We are active in both domestic and cross-border restructuring and workouts, and our role includes acting for lenders, debtors, creditors’ steering committees, and independent financial advisers and special accountants.


We advise on all aspects of the bankruptcy regime, including voluntary arrangements.

Creditors' Rights and Enforcement

Our work includes creditor-debtor and inter creditor disputes, loan and security enforcement, enforcement of judgments and preemptive remedies.

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