Sunay Radia - McDermott Will & Emery


Sunay Radia focuses his practice on financial restructuring transactions, including high yield bond and LBO workouts, refinancings, consensual and nonconsensual restructurings, enforcements and distressed asset sales.

He has advised on a number of complex cross border matters for creditors (including direct lenders and distressed debt funds) and sponsors. Sunay also has a wealth of experience in origination banking and finance matters, including acquisition finance and real estate finance transactions. He has advised various direct lending credit funds on the provision of facilities throughout the capital structure (including senior, unitranche, mezzanine and second-lien) to various global corporates and sponsors which ideally positions him to advise on bond and loan restructurings, workouts and enforcements.

Sunay is also a frequent contributor to International Corporate Rescue.


  • Advising the incoming security agent and notes trustee in connection with the restructuring of £90 million of bank debt and £360 million of high yield bond debt issued by Travelex*
  • Advising the restructuring agent in connection with the restructuring of over USD 1 billion of bonds pursuant to schemes of arrangement for Codere, DTEK and Towergate Insurance*
  • Advising sponsors and companies in relation to the restructuring of various UK retail businesses (fashion, events and casual dining businesses)*

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  • The Legal 500 UK, Recommended, 2019-2024
  • The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, Insolvency and Restructuring Law, 2023-2024
  • Global Restructuring Review GRR 100, Recommended, 2023
  • Euromoney Expert Guides, Top Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioner, 2021


BPP Law School, London, LPC, 2006
BPP Law School, London, GDL, 2005
University of Bristol, B.Sc., Philosophy & Economics, 2003

England & Wales