Will Gunston is a partner in Osborne Clarke’s Restructuring and Insolvency group.
He specialises in debt and corporate restructurings, contingency planning, and insolvency.
Chambers and Partners has described Will as “a favourite with clients for the service he delivers and the advice he provides ‘in a bespoke manner'” with an “expertise in bank-led restructurings”. The Legal 500 highlights Will’s role in advising the liquidators of BHS (retail insolvency with debts of £1.3bn). He was part of the team that advised “at the forefront of the high-profile collapse of Carillion plc”.
Will advises banks and other financial institutions on debt and corporate restructurings; directors on their duties and responsibilities of companies in financial difficulty; investors on distressed acquisitions and disposals, loan-to-own strategies, and solvent reorganisations; and, insolvency practitioners and other turnaround professionals in restructuring and insolvency related assignments.
He has advised on a wide range of sectors including hotels and leisure, retail, charities, construction, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and energy. Assignments often involve advising on cross-border issues.
Will is on the Editorial Board of Corporate Rescue and Insolvency, LexisNexis.