With its singular tradition and widely recognized record of client service, Jones Day provides formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions through the seamless collaboration of a true partnership that shares fundamental professional values. Spread across five continents, Jones Day has more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices located in major centers of business and finance around the world.
Ben Larkin's practice encompasses all aspects of corporate restructuring, turnaround, and insolvency. He has particular experience in real estate-related restructurings, particularly those with a development focus. Ben is recognized as a leader in his field and is described by The Legal 500 as "exceptional" and is applauded by Chambers UK for his superior knowledge of the real estate sector. He has led significant cross-border restructurings in the telecom, pharmaceutical, and energy sectors. He acts for a wide variety of funds, investment banks, and corporations. Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Ben advised on high-profile cases such as TXU Energy, Le Meredien hotel group, and the Blue Bird Body Company.
Kay Morley's practice focuses on non-contentious insolvency, business restructuring, and the refinancing of companies. Kay acts for lenders, creditors, investors, officeholders, directors, and companies in financial difficulty, regularly advising on both U.K. and cross-border insolvency and restructuring matters. Her experience includes formal insolvency procedures as well as out-of-court restructurings. In particular, she regularly advises lenders on corporate recovery ranging from refinancing to the enforcement of security. She also advises officeholders and purchasers with respect to distressed business and asset sales
David Harding's practice focuses on cross-border corporate restructurings, distressed acquisitions, and formal insolvency proceedings. He has particular experience in restructurings involving the issuance of equity, including debt for equity swaps, emergency rights' issues, and the structuring of acquisitions by NewCo entities. David acts for a diverse range of clients, including investment banks and hedge funds holding distressed debt, corporate debtors (or their directors and shareholders), and insolvency office holders in successfully transitioning assets, management, and operations.