Harneys is proud to announce that Asia Managing Partner Ian Mann and Asia Head of Restructuring Chai Ridgers have been named as one of 500 Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers in Lawdragon’s inaugural guide.
Recognised as “the best offshore lawyer in Hong Kong,” Ian specialises in restructuring, insolvency, shareholder disputes and contentious trusts. He has been involved in every major recent restructuring in the region involving offshore entities and is a specialist in cross-border and conflict of laws dilemmas. Ian is a member of the International Insolvency Institute and is a Fellow of INSOL International. He is also the founder of the Offshore Litigation Blog, a one-of-a-kind online resource for news and information about offshore litigation and restructuring.
Chai specialises in cross-border restructurings, insolvency and workouts of distressed companies. He advises leading international and regional accountancy practices, onshore law firms, financial institutions, insolvency office holders, official and unofficial creditors’ committees, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, debtor-in-possession loan providers, directors, trustees, shareholders and corporate debtors. Chai has played an instrumental role advising on some of the largest global restructurings concerning offshore entities and is noted as a “name to know” by Global Restructuring Review.
The Lawdragon 500 list comprises top restructuring and insolvency experts from across the globe, selected through a combination of submissions, journalistic research and editorial vetting from a board of industry peers. See Lawdragon’s full list of Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers here.
Harneys has been at the forefront of the development and implementation of offshore jurisprudence in the field of restructuring and insolvency for decades. The firm’s dedicated global Restructuring practice is the first amongst offshore law firms to offer specialist expertise required to navigate the complexities of cross-border restructurings. Having acted in most of the largest and most complex cross-border restructurings and insolvencies of recent times, the group’s capabilities are unparalleled.