Our global Restructuring and Insolvency team is comprised of specialists from our market leading Corporate, Finance and Dispute Resolution service lines.

Our multi-disciplinary team bring in-depth technical expertise and commercial knowledge to a wide range of distressed and non-distressed restructurings and advise on both  contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters.

We regularly provide expert and practical advice to the full spectrum of stakeholders, including directors, shareholders, corporates, investment funds, secured and unsecured creditors and insolvency practitioners. 

Ogier has excellent relationships with regulators in each of BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey. We are the only legal services provider advising clients on restructuring and insolvency matters across these offshore jurisdictions and onshore in Luxembourg for non-contentious matters.


Restructuring services include:

  • Advising on directors rights and duties
  • Conducting security reviews
  • Advising on the rights of secured creditors and the enforcement of security
  • Advising on refinancings
  • Regulatory advice on restructuring
  • Court sanctioned capital reductions
  • Schemes of arrangement, business transfers, amalgamation and mergers
  • Advising on solvent liquidations

Insolvency services include:

  • Rights and duties of directors in respect of insolvency
  • Advising on the appointment and removal of liquidators, receivers and provisional liquidators and their powers and duties
  • Compulsory and members voluntary liquidation
  • Asset recovery
  • Claims against directors, auditors, fund administrators and other service providers
  • Derivative and other shareholder actions
  • Distressed funds advice
  • Obtaining court validation for trading and other disposals following the commencement of compulsory winding-up