Overview


Alicia Videon specializes in restructuring, insolvency and non-performing loan sales. She has over 25 years’ experience representing lenders and borrowers, as well as distressed investors and other stakeholders, involved in local and multi-jurisdictional situations. Alicia has advised on a number of high-profile restructuring cases, including most recently a number of significant commercial real estate and property finance matters. Alicia also advises buyers and sellers of distressed debt, assisting in negotiating and documenting trades and implementing trading and investment strategies.

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Results


  • Acting for the senior lenders of Citibank Tower on the restructuring of £1.6billion of debt which saw AGC Equity Partners acquires 25 Canada Square
  • Acting for the resolution and winding up committees of Kaupthing, including advice on numerous Pan-European restructuring cases and on the legal aspects of closing out and settling their derivatives portfolio
  • Advised the senior lenders and subsequently the administrators (Grant Thornton LLP) of Sapphire on the restructuring, enforcement and sale of over £200 million loans secured on the Sapphire Retail Fund portfolio of shopping centres in the UK

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Recognition


  • Chambers Global, 2018, Restructuring & Insolvency, UK
  • Chambers UK, 2012-2017, Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Legal 500 UK, 2012-2016

Community


  • Trustee of Funds for Women Graduates, an educational charity whose objective is to promote the advancement of education and promotion of higher education and wider learning of women graduates. FfWG awards grants specifically for living expenses to Women, during their postgraduate studies, with the aim of positively impacting their future career and our society as a whole
  • A member of the lawyer’s circle, a network of high profile women lawyers in the UK who lend their skills, network and resources to support and protect the rights of marginalized women worldwide. The most recent project, in partnership with TrustLaw and the Clean Clothes Campaign is to set out legal arguments for the living wage and other legal protections for garment workers in certain jurisdictions commonly used as manufacturing hubs by global “fast fashion” brands

Credentials


Formation
University of Adelaide, Licence de droit, (Hons), 1991
University of Adelaide, Double Licence , 1991, Economics

Admissions
Angleterre et Pays de Galles
Hong Kong
South Australia