Jack James Isaacs

Associate
London
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
Profile Experience

Jack Isaacs is an associate in the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice in the London office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Isaacs advises on all aspects of corporate restructuring, insolvency, and special situations work, acting for corporates (public and private), lenders, funds, directors, and officeholders.

Mr. Isaacs’ representative  experience includes the following:

  • Johnston Press: Acting for the group, the largest publisher of regional newspapers in the UK, on its strategic review, culminating in the pre-packaged administration sale of the group's business and assets to a new group controlled by the holders of its £225 million high yield bonds*
  • Interserve: Acting for the newco on the pre-packaged administration sale of the business and assets of Interserve plc to a new group controlled by its lenders*
  • Xcite Energy Resources (now Whalsay Energy): Acting for the group, the holder of the licence for the Bentley field, one of the largest undeveloped oil fields in the North Sea, on its balance sheet restructuring and sale to the holders of its US$155 million senior secured notes*
  • Concordia International (now Advanz Pharma): Acting for the ad hoc committee of holders of unsecured notes on the European aspects of the restructuring of US$3.8 billion of secured and unsecured debt of a Canadian-headquartered international pharmaceutical group*
  • King & Wood Mallesons: Acting for the lender and subsequently the administrators on the administration of the UK, Europe, and Middle East businesses of King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin), then the UK's largest law firm insolvency*
  • Ed's Easy Diner: Acting for the lender and subsequently the administrators on the pre-packaged administration sale of the business and assets of the group, which operated 60 restaurants and employed around 1,000 staff*
  • Lehman Brothers International (Europe): Acting for York Capital Management, one of the respondents to the "Waterfall II" application made by the administrators of LBIE in connection with the distribution of the ca. £7.5 billion surplus ([2015] EWHC 2269 (Ch))*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

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