Philip de Vries focuses his practice on corporate restructuring and reorganization. He acts for a broad range of clients, including creditors, debtors, office holders, and company directors.
Philip's experience includes advising on out-of-court restructurings and refinancings, the validity and enforcement of security, and formal insolvency procedures. He has previously worked on restructuring matters covering a wide range of sectors, including retail, casual dining, real estate, and shipping.
Philip's recent experience includes advising the board of Byron Hamburgers Limited on the approval by its creditors of a company voluntary arrangement (CVA). He also acted for Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund in relation to a debt refinancing of the Condor Ferries Group and a debt refinancing and subsequent sale of National Car Parks Limited. In addition, Philip has advised Veolia, a global environmental company, in connection with its restructuring of the debt and equity of a dive support vessel following the collapse of the Harkand oil and gas shipping group.
- BPP Law School, Holborn (Master's/Legal Practice Course with Business 2014; Legal Practice Course with distinction 2014); University of Warwick (LL.B. Hons. in European Law 2012, upper second class)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales