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Adrian Cohen

Adrian Cohen


Adrian Cohen

Adrian Cohen joined Clifford Chance in 1990 and has been a partner in the firm's banking and finance practice since 1998.  

Adrian specialises in all aspects of corporate restructuring and insolvency law, advising sponsors, debtors, lenders, commercial counterparties and insolvency officeholders.

  • Advising Co-operative Bank P.L.C. on its current capital and financial restructuring
  • Advising Lloyds Bank and the administrators of various companies within the Opal Property Group on facilities totalling circa GBP£100 million of debt and the disposal of a number of real estate interests
  • Advising Dubai World Dry Docks on the multi-jurisdictional restructuring of USD$2.2 billion of bank debt
  • Advising Citibank on the administration and pre-pack sale of the international music business the EMI group and the restructuring of circa £3.2 billion of bank debt

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Career and qualifications

  • London School of Economics & Political Science
  • Queen Mary and Westfield College, London (LLB) 1985, (LLM) 1987
  • Called to the Bar 1988
  • Barrister at law 1988-1990
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1990 and Insolvency Group 1991
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1996
  • Partner since 1998

Professional bodies

  • Law Society
  • Insolvency lawyers Association
  • R3

Awards and citations

  • Adrian Cohen is described as an "authoritative adviser on complex, large, multi-bank restructurings." He continues to impress peers, with one describing him as "calm and unflappable – he did a great job!"
    Restructuring/Insolvency: UK - Chambers Global 2013