Priya Taneja - McDermott Will & Emery


Priya Taneja is a debt capital markets, restructuring and impact finance lawyer. Priya represents issuers/borrowers, trustees/successor trustees, security agents and bond agents, noteholders, servicers, corporate service providers together with other capital market participants across debt capital markets issuances, high yields, MTN programmes and securitisations. Priya is recognised as having market leading expertise in advising on high yield issuances, complex restructurings, defaults, enforcements, amendments/consent solicitations and related trustee discretion matters, liability management matters, as well as general litigation concerning corporate trust clients.

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DCM, Structured Finance & Restructuring

  • Advised the security agent and bridge notes trustee in relation to a complex restructuring for Frigoglass S.A.I.C. The transaction involved a consensual restructuring across a committee of the holders of Frigoglass’ €260 million senior secured notes due 2025 with the support of its major indirect shareholder, Truad Verwaltungs A.G and was implemented by way of a security enforcement process, including a Dutch law share pledge enforcement following Dutch court approval.
  • Advised a major corporate trust house in all its corporate trust roles, in relation to Nostrum Oil &Gas PLC’s financial restructuring. The transaction was implemented by way of an English law scheme of arrangement and remains one of a few English law schemes, run through The Depository Trust Company in relation to USD high yield bonds.
  • Advised a corporate service provider as property nominees in relation to a underlying sale and leaseback securitisations, specifically with respect to the sale of 21 stores for a major retail supermarket in the UK.

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  • The Legal 500 UK, Recommended, 2019 – 2024
  • Women In Finance, Legal Adviser of the Year 2022 Shortlisted
  • Citywealth Leaders List, Powerwoman Award 2020 Shortlisted
  • The Lawyer Hot 100, 2017


  • Women’s Corporate Trust Network, Chair
  • Women Together London, Member


College of Law, LPC, 2006

England & Wales