Orrick Assists in the Restructuring of Leading French Digital Media Group SoLocal
Chambers UK notes that Stephen is described by one client as "very savvy from a commercial point of view. He understands what goals we are trying to achieve and finds a legal way to get us there." He has published several articles in leading business sector titles and is regularly quoted in national and sector press.
Having begun his career in Asia advising creditors affected by the Asia
Currency Crisis, he returned to London to advise bondholder committees on High
Yield / Fallen Angel bond restructurings in the early to mid 2000s. During the
global financial crisis Stephen’s experience focused on leverage finance
restructurings and bank restructurings. Stephen is currently advising a large shipping group on a strategic review of its restructuring options, advising an ad hoc group on the restructuring of an Italian high yield bond, and advising the trustee in the restructuring of a large South African retailer.