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Bruce Bell is a partner in the Finance Department of the London office of Latham & Watkins and Global Vice Chair of the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice.
Mr. Bell advises a range of stakeholders on lending, restructuring, and insolvency matters, including borrowers/debtors, sponsors/equity holders, and lenders/creditors. He has been one of the leading practitioners of English law creditor schemes of arrangement in recent years, both for restructuring troubled businesses and for providing consumer compensation in retail financial services.
Mr. Bell focusses particularly on cross-border debt restructurings, and has been involved in many of the most high-profile restructurings in Europe since the global financial crisis.
In 2010, Mr. Bell was seconded to BP as treasury counsel to assist with the financial consequences of the Deepwater Horizon incident. In 2001, he was seconded to Barclays Capital to work in the bank’s leveraged finance team. His knowledge of debt documentation and debt capital structures combined with his exposure to crisis management and restructuring situations in large publicly listed corporates, makes him a versatile and experienced practitioner and someone who has a reputation for solving some of the most difficult problems for clients.