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A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2011: Restructuring

On an annual basis, Chambers & Partners conducts extensive research and analysis in compiling its objective list of talent available at the highest level of UK legal practice. Its research methodology has been independently audited and confirmed to be thorough, robust and complete.

In Chambers' 2011 review of legal talent in the area of Restructuring, our Firm is listed among the best in the UK.

Chambers' comments:

London Ranking: Tier 4

The Firm: Kirkland & Ellis has a formidable cross-border restructuring practice. It advised on the restructuring of Sea Containers, a company with USD1.67 billion in assets and USD1.58 billion in liabilities.

Key Individuals: Kon Asimacopoulos is "the kind of straightforward, level-headed guy who doesn't get ruffled; he provides very pragmatic solutions," sources enthuse. He acted for the joint administrators, then liquidators of Global Trader Europe.

Reprinted with permission from Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2011 —