Adam Plainer

Adam Plainer

Partner, Dechert LLP
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Adam Plainer is a partner and co-chair of Dechert’s global financial restructuring group. He represents leading accounting firms, UK clearing banks, US investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporate boards of directors in large-scale, complex restructurings and reorganisations. Adam also has extensive experience advising distressed investors, junior and senior lenders and top insolvency practitioners on a wide range of high-profile restructurings, including contingency planning and formal insolvencies.

Adam is consistently recognised as an outstanding lawyer by top legal publications. He is featured in the ‘Hall of Fame’ in The Legal 500: UK 2022, IFLR1000 2021 recognises him as a ‘Market Leader’ and he is ranked as a leading lawyer in the Global, UK and Europe editions of Chambers, which describes him as a ‘fantastic practitioner’ who is an ‘outstandingly practical, pragmatic, clientfocused lawyer who actually provides added-value advice . . . and is able to create imaginative solutions in complex scenarios’.

Adam is the past president of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association (ILA) and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) UK.

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