Mr Segal's practice focuses on insolvency and restructuring matters and since he is dual-qualified, he advises on both English and US law issues. He advises creditors, debtors, insolvency practitioners, banking regulators and other stakeholders in relation to both domestic and international workouts, restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings. He has extensive experience of bank and investment bank resolution and restructurings in the United Kingdom, the United States, Russia, continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He has also advised in relation to contested matters and litigation (particularly cross-border litigation arising in connection with his banking restructuring and insolvency practice) and has experience advising on distressed debt trading, project finance, securitisation, derivatives and global custody arrangements.
Mr Segal graduated with first class honours from Oxford University in 1979. He has been a fellow at University College of London and has taught insolvency law there and at Oxford. Mr Segal is admitted to the New York Bar and is also qualified as a solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales.
Mr Segal has written and lectured extensively on restructuring and insolvency law and contributed to a number of leading textbooks.
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