Four lawyers in Latham’s Restructuring & Special Situations Practice have been listed in Turnarounds & Workouts’ 2023 Asia-Pacific Restructuring Practices of US Law Firms special report, an annual report recognizing the most experienced restructuring lawyers in the Asia-Pacific region at major US law firms. The Latham lawyers recognized in the report are:
- Howard Lam (Hong Kong)
- Tim Hia (Singapore)
- Farhana Sharmeen (Singapore)
- Flora Innes (Hong Kong)
The report also features a representative list of clients that the firm has advised on high-profile bankruptcy and restructuring matters, including: Hong Kong Airlines on its successful US$6.2 billion debt restructuring; Huachen Energy, one of the largest privately owned power generating companies in the People’s Republic of China; the ad hoc committee of bondholders in respect of the restructuring of China Fortune Land Development’s overdue debts; and the restructuring of the English law governed bonds, which was successfully completed at the end of January 2023.