AREA OF PRACTICE

Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

Biography

Ben Klinger is a Partner in the Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Practice in London. 

Ben has broad experience advising corporates (including large multinational groups), insolvency practitioners, institutional lenders and other creditors. He also has experience in relation to work-outs/restructuring of distressed structured finance transactions along with leveraged and syndicated loans. He also has extensive experience advising in relation to security and insolvency law aspects of structuring new commercial, structured and leveraged finance transactions.

Ben was recommended in the Legal 500 2014 for Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency with clients praising his “ability to understand the economic, commercial and business points of a deal.”
 
Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Ben was a partner at Sidley Austin LLP.

Representation

Federal-Mogul Corporation and subsidiaries in relation to Chapter 11 proceedings in the USA and administration proceedings in England

Sea Containers Ltd in relation to Chapter 11 proceedings I the USA and provisional liquidation in Bermuda

The administrators of the Laurel Pub Group

Numerous counterparty creditors in relation to claims against Lehman Brothers International (Europe)(in administration)

Perpetual Trustee Company Limited in relation to its dispute with Lehman Brothers Special Finance Inc arising from the operation of certain waterfall clauses in notes for which Perpetual was trustee

The Facility Agent and certain senior lenders in the restructuring of Ideal Standard International Acquisition Sarl

The Cayman Court appointed joint provisional liquidators of Arcapita Investment Holdings Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Arcapita Bank B.S.C) in relation to Chapter 11 proceedings in the USA and provisional liquidation in Cayman

Education

The College of Law – LPC 1999
City University – DipLaw 1998
Bristol University – BSc (Hons) Economics & Accounting 2:1 1992-1996

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales
Awards and Honors
Professional Memberships