Partha Kar is excellent in the restructuring space.” - Chambers UK, 2023

Partha has developed a wide range of cross-border restructuring and insolvency and special situation experience over the last 18 years.

He has acted for investors, financial creditors (including alternative credit funds), turnaround advisors, companies (debtors and creditors) and insolvency practitioners/appointees in multi-jurisdictional restructurings and all classes of insolvency proceedings; directors, shareholders and creditors of companies that are financially impaired or subject to solvent reorganization; and for vendors and purchasers of distressed debt or equity.

Partha has worked on all stages of this work including contingency planning and strategy, negotiations, documentation, post-restructuring/appointment and the exit.

Partha has been recognised in the most recent editions of The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000 and Who's Who Legal as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer. The Legal 500 UK 2022 ranks Partha as a Leading Individual (the Group is ranked Tier 1). He is praised for his “market-dominating practice“ and described by clients as “very impressive and able to handle big-ticket and very complex matters” in Chambers UK 2022 (the Group is recognised as Tier 1).


Thought Leadership


Recast Insolvency Regulation: Key Changes for Corporate Restructuring, Plc Magazine, May 2017

Court of Appeal in European Directories Restructuring Clarifies Intercreditor Release Powers, Financier Worldwide, January 2011

Buyer Beware: Buying the Business of an Insolvent Company, Plc Magazine, November 2009


Partha has been praised as "able to drive deals forward with excellence" in Legal 500 2019, (the Group is ranked Tier 1)

Partha is recognised as having "a broad restructuring and insolvency practice and is particularly noted for his expertise in cross-border matters", in Chambers and Partners 2019, (the Group is recognised as Tier 1)

Memberships & Affiliations

The Law Society (England and Wales)

The Insolvency Lawyers Association (UK)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2002, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales

  • 2001, Admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia

  • 1999, Admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia

  • 1993, Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia


  • Queensland University of TechnologyGraduate Diploma in Legal Practice1993
  • University of QueenslandLL.B.1992
  • University of QueenslandB.Com.1990