Overview

Partha Kar is very cool under pressure and has a brilliant way of decoding complex legal matters and making them easy to understand. He combines a fine legal brain with commercial, pragmatic and realistic strategies.” - Chambers UK, 2024

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.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

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

Recognition

Chambers UK: Leading Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer, 2024

The Legal 500 UK: Leading Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer, 2024

IFLR 1000 UK: Leading Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer, 2023

Who’s Who Legal: Leading Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer, 2023

Memberships & Affiliations

The Law Society (England and Wales)

The Insolvency Lawyers Association (UK)

Credentials

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

Education

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