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28 July 20203 minute read

DLA Piper grows restructuring offering in Asia with new partner hire

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Matthew Worth has joined the firm in its Hong Kong office as a partner in the Restructuring practice.

Matthew was previously at Linklaters, whom he joined in 2009. His practice focuses on special situations, restructuring, insolvency and distressed debt matters. His experience encompasses advising funds, financial institutions and corporates on matters including private credit, distressed investment, secondary debt trading, workouts/restructurings and formal insolvency. Matt also has experience of banking, acquisition and leveraged finance, and project finance and related structures and techniques.

Matthew has over six years’ experience in Hong Kong and has significant experience covering most Asian markets. Commenting on the hire, Regional Managing Partner in Asia, Satpal Gobindpuri, said: “The expansion of our restructuring capabilities in Asia is a strategic area of focus for us. Demand for restructuring expertise continues to grow and we are confident that Matthew will play a key role in driving forward our offering in this area.”

Global co-chair of the Restructuring practice, Peter Somekh, added: “Matthew’s experience adds significant depth to our restructuring team in Asia, as we continue to make focused and strategic investment in the group. We have a strong track record for advising on some of the world’s most complex restructuring and insolvency mandates across a variety of sectors and building on this is a key priority. Our global team keeps growing and we are delighted to welcome Matthew on board.”