Hannah Plumb advises on all aspects of UK and cross-border corporate and financial restructurings, formal insolvency proceedings, and distressed acquisitions and sales in contentious and noncontentious environments. She regularly acts for a broad base of clients, including creditors (funds, investment banks, and clearing banks), corporate debtors and their directors and sponsors, and insolvency officeholders.
Hannah has particular experience advising on real estate-related restructurings and enforcements across a range of industry sectors, including retail, hospitality and leisure, and health care. Recently, she has advised Vision Capital in connection with the £220 million restructuring of UK rent-to-own retailer BrightHouse; BHS International on the acquisition of the digital and international business of UK retailer BHS; and on numerous restructuring matters and acquisitions for funds such as AlbaCore Capital, Aurelius Group, ESO Capital, Octopus Investments, and Orion Capital. Hannah also has experience advising on restructurings in the infrastructure and shipping sectors, including Seven Energy in connection with a US$900 million restructuring; Airwave in its restructuring, by way of a scheme of arrangement, of £1.8 billion of debt; and Veolia in its restructuring of the debt and equity of a dive support vessel following the collapse of the Harkand shipping group.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Hannah was seconded to the recoveries and business support divisions of The Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays Bank.
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course with distinction 2006); University of Kent at Canterbury (LL.B. with first class honours 2005)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
- Named as a Rising Star by The Legal 500 (2024)