Tina Lockwood 

Associate – London
T.+44 (0) 20 7170 8539
Dashwood House
69 Old Broad Street
London EC2M 1QS
United Kingdom V-CARD

Tina Lockwood is an associate in the Financial Restructuring Group in Cadwalader's London office.

Tina focuses on insolvency matters in the context of distressed debt, restructuring and corporate reorganisations.  She has extensive experience of acting on mainly cross-border (but also domestic) matters, involving contentious and non-contentious finance matters.  This includes considering complex financial structures, possible antecedent transactions and utilising insolvency processes in both restructuring and un-wind scenarios.

She has worked with a diverse range of clients including banks, financial institutions and bondholders, accountants and insolvency practitioners, private equity firms and corporate entities.

Tina graduated with an LLB (Hons) in Law from Cardiff University, and subsequently completed a Masters Degree at the University of Colorado, Denver.  She has worked on secondment in the Recoveries Team within the Specialised Lending Services Group at the Royal Bank of Scotland Plc.  Tina is admitted to practice in England and Wales.

Recent notable deals include: 

  • Acting for new money investors in connection with the restructuring of Abengoa S.A. and its group of companies, a Spanish power producer/supply company. Prior to the restructuring, the group had consolidated debt of more than EUR 20 billion and as part of the restructuring, approximately EUR 1.17 billion of new money financing was made available;
  • Acting as lead counsel for a group of bondholders in respect of a USD 255 million restructuring of the debt of the Harkand group, including in relation to the restructuring and sale of two diving support vessels with combined current value of USD 120 million and the issuance and recovery bonds to a new bondholder structure;
  • Acting for a bondholder committee in respect of a distressed single-asset bond structure involving the sale of that asset and repayment of the bonds with outstanding current value of USD 122 million;

  • Acting for a minority bondholder in connection with the proposed USD 170 million bond restructuring originally issued to fund the build of three vessels in Canada;
  • Acting for a fund in respect of the on-going restructuring of Geoquip Marine involving both an English law administration and a Swiss law bankruptcy process; 
  • Acting for the lead creditor in the restructuring of the German automotive business ATU;
  • Acting for Sun Capital on its acquisition of SCS through a pre-packaged administration;
  • Advising Deloitte LLP on the administration and subsequent liquidation of a UK asset based lender, Total Asset Limited, in respect of a £135 million debt of exposure;
  • Advising Deloitte LLP as administrators of national retailer Woolworths Plc; and
  • Advising PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration) and certain other UK Lehman Brothers entities.
Tina Lockwood 


  • University of Colorado Law School
  • Cardiff University Law School
    LL.B. (Hons)


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