Patrick Corr is head of Sidley’s corporate reorganisation and bankruptcy group in London and has extensive experience in both contentious and non-contentious corporate recovery and turnaround matters.
Recent representative engagements include representing the Joint Provisional Liquidators of Arcapita Investment Holdings Limited (a leading global manager of shariah-compliant alternative investments) in Chapter 11 proceedings in the USA and provisional liquidation in Cayman. Corr also worked on the restructuring of junior debt and refinancing of senior debt in the Belfast-based Viridian Group (the leading independent energy company in the all-Ireland market) by a high-yield bond issue; and acting for the global senior lender concerning Parmalat SpA’s extraordinary administration in Italy and liquidation in Ireland. Notably, the European Court of Justice was asked to consider, for the first time, certain provisions of the EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings as a consequence of conflicting decisions of the Irish and Italian courts.
Patrick regularly lectures on issues of European and international insolvency/restructuring law and practice to banks, note holders, in-house counsel and accountants. He has presented at the Insolvency Lawyers Conference, Insol Europe’s Annual Conference and the National Bankruptcy Judges Conference in the United States.
WWL says: Patrick Corr is a "pragmatic and creative" bankruptcy expert who has notable experience in an array of multi-jurisdictional disputes.
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