Mark Fennessy is the co-head of the London Finance, Restructuring and Special Situations Group. He focuses his practice on contentious and non-contentious restructuring and insolvency matters. He has particular experience in multifaceted group collapses and global insolvency issues. He has been involved in a number of high-profile assignments for banks, funds and various strategic parties.

Mark has advised on a number of complex cross border matters for creditors (including direct lenders and distressed debt funds) and sponsors and is highly skilled in the restructuring of complex structures and an expert in special situations. He has also actively led a number of complex litigation matters and has significant experience in the investigation of complex fraud cases, multijurisdictional disputes, anti-avoidance/antecedent transaction advice, corporate investigation and analysis, asset tracing, international enforcement and the development of litigation strategies.

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Ausgewählte Referenzmandate

  • Advising the UCC of Westinghouse Electric Company in connection with EMEA aspects of its chapter 11 filing and the bankruptcy/restructuring sale to Brookfield*
  • Acted for the UCC of MF Global in relation to all aspects of the group collapse*
  • Advising GLAS as bond trustee and restructuring agent on significant global restructurings (including Travelex, Four Seasons Healthcare Group, Codere, Flybe and DTEK)

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  • Who’s Who Legal, Restructuring & Insolvency, 2019-2021
  • Euromoney Expert Guides, Banking, Finance & Transactional Law Guide, Top Restructuring & Insolvency Practitioner, 2021
  • Chambers & Partners UK, Restructuring & Insolvency Law, 2015-2022
  • IFLR 1000, UK, Highly Regarded in Restructuring & Insolvency, 2020 and 2021
  • Legal 500 UK, Leading Individual in Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency, 2013-2022


  • International Corporate Rescue, Founder and Editor
  • Insolvency Practitioners Association, Member
  • Insol Europe, Member

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Joint Insolvency Examination Board, Examination, 1999
The College of Law of England and Wales, Law Society Finals, 1991
City University, London, Diploma in Law, 1989
University College London, B.Sc. (Hons), 1988

England & Wales

Mark Fennessy

Einblicke & Events / Medien

International Corporate Rescue / May 26, 2021

On the Subject / March 16, 2021

On the Subject / March 3, 2021

Webinar / McDermott Event / February 4, 11, 18, 2021