Restructuring & Insolvency

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Every business faces financial challenges, or has problems when companies in their customer or supply chain run into difficulties. To make the best of these situations, you need legal specialists to help navigate the various challenges.

Gowling WLG will work with you to analyse the unique financial situation in order to accurately identify the origin and nature of the issues, and assist you in determining applicable solutions that will enable the company to be restructured. This includes handling the procedural, corporate, employment and financial elements.

However complex, high-profile or sensitive the scenario, our restructuring experts are experienced in finding realistic and optimal solutions. Our lawyers have complementary expertise in advising and supporting companies, managers, shareholders or partners facing economic, legal or financial difficulties.

Areas we cover include:

  • Administration, liquidation, receivership and bankruptcy
  • Company voluntary arrangements
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Creditor, supplier and customer negotiations
  • Directors' liability and duties
  • Distressed sale and purchase transactions
  • Insolvency risks in structured transactions
  • Pensions restructuring and covenant advisory
  • Security reviews and pre-insolvency contingency planning

Restructuring and insolvency cases often involve complex and evolving legal issues. We understand the law and how it affects your situation. In working with us, you'll obtain rapid, pragmatic and cost-effective advice.

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We do restructuring work day in and day out. You can trust us to help you, no matter what the situation. We're ready to assist.