Overview

Partha Kar is a partner in the London office of the Firm's restructuring practice group. Partha has a wide range of cross-border restructuring and insolvency experience. He has acted for financial creditors (including non-bank 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 recognized in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer and was listed as one of the "Hot 100" lawyers in Europe for 2011 in The Lawyer publication along with fellow restructuring partner Kon Asimacopoulos.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

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

Recognition

Recognized and recommended as “Very smart and strong technical knowledge” IFLR 2017

Recognized as “‘superb’ [for the representation of] KKR portfolio company Northgate Information Solutions on its global, multi-jurisdictional restructuring, which involved a debt-for-equity swap and the transfer of ownership to existing mezzanine lenders Goldman Sachs and Park Square” Legal 500

Memberships & Affiliations

The Law Society (England & Wales)

The Insolvency Lawyers Association (UK)

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

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

  • 2001, New South Wales, Australia

  • 1999, Victoria, Australia

  • 1993, Queensland, Australia

Education

  • The University of QueenslandLL.B.1992
  • The University of QueenslandB.Com.1990