Alan is a highly experienced restructuring and insolvency lawyer whose practice is focused on advising debtors, creditors, restructuring professionals and intermediaries as well as shareholders, buyers and other stakeholders in the restructuring process. He has acted on a number of market-leading matters (in particular, cross-border mandates), providing advice on English insolvency law, schemes of arrangement, and standstill agreements, as well as the acquisition and enforcement of debt and reorganisations. Alan has particular expertise in advising debtors, creditors and advisory clients on restructuring mandates in Africa in the energy, mining and commodities industries. He also has special expertise in solvent restructuring and capital returns, particularly in relation to fund dissolution and redemption.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
“Alan Gar is singled out … he is top quality, organised and gives superb advice.” Chambers 2014, Restructuring & Insolvency
Alan is also praised for his ability to “… eliminate lengthy mediation by utilising his commercial negotiation skills … ”
Legal 500 2015
|2018||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2017 - 2018||McDermott Will & Emery LLP | Partner|
|2009 - 2017||Simmons & Simmons LLP | Partner|
|2006 - 2009||Taylor Wessing LLP | Senior Associate|
|2005 - 2006||Bevan Brittan LLP | Associate|
|2003 - 2005||PriceWaterhouseCoopers | Manager|
|2003||Qualified as a solicitor|