Patrick Corr is the 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 in Chapter 11 proceedings in the USA and provisional liquidation in Cayman. Arcapita is a leading global manager of Shari'ah-compliant alternative investments. He was involved in the restructuring of junior debt and refinancing of senior debt in Viridian Group by a High Yield Bond issue. Viridian, which is headquartered in Belfast, is a leading independent energy company in the all-Ireland market. He is currently 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.
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