Mar 30, 2015
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading law firm adviser to global financial institutions and corporations, has been recognised in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom. The following London-based partners were selected as leaders in the indicated categories:
Gregory Petrick (Insolvency & Restructuring Law), co-chair of the Firm’s Financial Restructuring Group, Managing Partner of the London office and Head of International Practice Development. He represents debtors, official unsecured creditors’ committees, secured lenders, state regulators and trustees in complex, cross-border corporate reorganizations.
Adam Blakemore (Tax Law) is a partner in the Firm’s London Tax Practice. Blakemore advises on the taxation aspects of structuring domestic and cross-border corporate and financing transactions, including securitisations, repackagings, credit linked instruments, stock lending arrangements and a variety of financial products.
Stephen Day (Securitisation Law) is a partner in the Firm’s London Capital Markets Practice. Day represents financial institutions, funds and corporations in Europe and the United States in connection with a wide range of structured finance and securitisation transactions, with a focus on complex cross-border deals. His practice includes securitisation of accounts receivable, consumer loans and credit card receivables, auto loans/leases, fleet and operational leases assets and some more esoteric assets, such as intellectual property, data center and telecoms assets. With a particular focus on sponsor led acquisition and bridge finance and take-out transactions, he consistently works on innovative market-firsts across new jurisdictions and asset-classes and is particularly active in the emerging alternative finance and marketplace lending sector.
Angus Duncan (Derivatives, Securitisation Law: Securitisation, Structured Finance) is a partner in the Firm’s London Capital Markets Practice. Focusing on a broad range of structured finance and securitisation transactions spanning a range of assets including loans, consumer receivables, real estate and hedge fund interests, Duncan’s practice also focuses on insurance-linked securities including catastrophe bonds, sidecars, industry loss warranties and privately placed transactions with respect to catastrophe, mortality and longevity risk using the capital markets.
Yushan Ng (Insolvency & Restructuring Law) is a partner in Cadwalader’s London Financial Restructuring Group. He has acted on a wide range of domestic and cross-border restructurings, insolvency proceedings and financings with a focus on advising institutions that invest in distressed situations or finance impaired credits. Ng has particular experience in structuring and executing complex loan-to-own transactions for investors with significant strategic positions.
The selection process for Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review system in which approximately 50,000 leading lawyers cast nearly five million votes on the legal skills of other lawyers in their practice areas.
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