Richard Nevins 

Partner – London
T.+44 (0) 20 7170 8624
Dashwood House
69 Old Broad Street
London EC2M 1QS
United Kingdom V-CARD

Richard Nevins is a partner in Cadwalader's London Financial Restructuring Group. He focuses on complex UK and European financial restructurings, and has advised both debtors and creditors on many significant transactions over the last decade. He is well versed in relevant insolvency laws in multiple European jurisdictions, having closed restructurings in the UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Poland, Russia and the Netherlands, and is very experienced in New York law high yield indentures.

A graduate of New York University School of Law and an editor of its Law Review, Richard received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University. He is a registered foreign lawyer in England and Wales and is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

SEAT Pagine Gialle S.p.A (2012) – advising the ad hoc committee of the Companys €750 million Senior Secured Notes due 2017 in connection with the Companys consensual restructuring

eircom Group Limited (2012) - advising holders of floating rate notes issued by ERC Ireland Finance Limited in connection with the potential restructuring of this Irish telecommunications company

Punch Taverns Plc (2011) - advising MBIA in connection with the demerger of Spirit Pub Company Plc

Four Seasons Healthcare (2010) – represented creditors in connection with the extension of the company's debt

Gallery Media (2009/10) - represented creditors committee in successful financial restructuring of Russian outdoor media advertising company

Seadragon (2009)- represented debtor (mobile oil rig operator) in bank debt restructuring and equity reallocation

Treofan (2009) - represented principal shareholder in connection with successful restructuring of secured debt of European industrial company

Belvedere S.A. (2008/09) – represented secured creditor steering committee in ongoing restructuring of French/Polish spirits company

Akerys Holdings S.A. (2008/09) - represented debtor (French real estate development company) in successful out-of-court restructuring of secured debt

Antenna TV S.A. (2008) - represented an ad hoc committee of holders of 7¼% Senior Notes due 2015 issued by Antenna TV S.A.

TK Aluminum (2006 to date) – represent creditors committee of aluminum automotive engine block manufacturer

Global Auto Logistics/GAL S.A. (2006/07) – represented creditors of French automobile logistics company (principal logistics provider to Renault SA)

GUS/Great Universal Stores S.A. (2006) – represented creditors of parent of Argos and Experian in connection with covenant breach triggered by demerger

Concordia Bus AB (2005) - represented subordinated creditors (now shareholders) of Swedish bus transportation company in connection with equitisation, mezzanine financing and preference shares refinancing

Equitable Life (2004) - represented Equitable Life creditors in connection with negotiated debt repurchase

Avon Energy (2004) - represented Avons creditors in connection with negotiated bond repurchase in connection with sale of company

British Energy (2003/04) - represented BE creditors committee in connection with bond restructuring/equitisation

Parmalat (2003/04) – represented creditors of Parmalats principal Cayman Islands financing subsidiary

Jazztel plc (2003)- represented creditors committee in connection with restructuring/equitisation of Spanish internet access provider/telco

IFCO Systems (2002/03)– represented creditors committee of German pallet manufacturer in connection with financial restructuring/equitisation , and subsequent company sale to Apax

Netia plc (2001/02) - represented creditors committee in connection with financial restructuring/equitisation of Polish telecommunications provider

NTL/Telewest (2002) - represented creditors committees in financial restructuring of largest English internet service providers

Polestar (2001) - represented creditors in financial restructuring of English printing company (and Investcorp portfolio company)

Brunner Mond (2001) - represented debtor (UK soda ash producer) in financial restructuring





Richard Nevins 


  • England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
  • New York


  • New York University School of Law
    J.D., 1986
  • Georgetown University
    B.A., 1982, magna cum laude


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