McGuireWoods Adds Restructuring Partner in London

May 1, 2014

Simon Neilson-Clark has joined McGuireWoods London LLP as a partner in the firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Department, where he will focus on representing stakeholders in UK and international financial restructuring, insolvency and dispute resolution.

Neilson-Clark, who previously was a partner at DLA UK LLP, brings 25 years of experience in advising a range of constituents in restructurings and insolvencies in the UK and Europe. He also represents borrowers, lenders, and insolvency practitioners/office holders in connection with distressed situations involving international structures, as well as debt and equity investors in cross-border, leveraged and group structures. He regularly advises stakeholders in complex commercial disputes, including administration and fixed charge receiverships.

“We are very pleased Simon is joining our insolvency group in London. He has a tremendous amount of experience in large UK and cross-border restructurings and will greatly expand our capabilities in that area in London,” said Dion Hayes, chair of the McGuireWoods Restructuring and Insolvency Department.

“Simon is a strong addition to the insolvency group and we are delighted to welcome him to the team,” added Philip Newhouse, managing partner of the firm’s London office.

Neilson-Clark is a solicitor of the Senior courts of England and Wales.