Peter Manning



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General Experience

Peter advises on all aspects of rescues and re-constructions and has extensive experience in insolvency and corporate re-construction law, both contentious and non-contentious.

He has acted for a broad range of clients, including banks, insolvency practitioners, debtors and creditors. Recently an increased proportion of his work has been for distressed investors reviewing strategic options.

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Recent Work
  • advising Bear Stearns UK entities in the period prior to their acquisition by JP Morgan
  • advising more than 100 hedge funds in relation to their claims against LBIE, including the successful derived asset and client monies litigation
  • acting for the senior lender on the de-listing and restructuring of £50m of convertible loan notes issued by a listed company 
  • advising HMV over a 2 year period prior to it entering administration and subsequently advising Deloitte as administrators of the Company
  • acting for General Healthcare Group over a 3 year period, in its protracted but ultimately successful £2bn+ restructuring. GHG is the landlord of the majority of BMI’s private hospitals
  • advising on the acquisition of the Marussia Formula One team.

Peter joined the firm as a partner in 1999 and heads the firm’s European corporate recovery and restructuring practice.

He is a partner in the banking group which forms part of the financial markets department.

Peter is a graduate of Oxford University.