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Shaun Langhorne

Partner
Singapore

Shaun Langhorne
Languages
English
Practice Group
Litigation

Whether its debt restructurings, distressed M&A, the use of formal and court driven insolvency procedures, strategic advisory, non-performing loan portfolio sales, long- term turnaround or enforcement and related litigation, Shaun has the experience and track record to anticipate and help clients solve a range of complex cross-border issues.

Shaun has represented key clients on some of the most complex cross-border restructuring deals in the region. He has in recent times worked on a number of high- profile mandates across key sectors including mining, shipping, construction and oil and gas in key markets such as India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore.

Having completed the profession's pre-eminent qualification on cross border insolvency and restructuring, Shaun is a fellow of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL) International.  Shaun is also a director of the South East Asia chapter of the Turnaround Management Association. He is an active contributor to the ongoing development of the insolvency laws in the markets in which he works and regularly presents on restructuring and turnaround issues. Shaun is known by clients as a "technically excellent lawyer who approaches problems very commercially and pragmatically" and is recognised as a leading lawyer in restructuring and insolvency by Chambers Asia Pacific and IFLR1000.

Clients describe Shaun as a "technically excellent lawyer who approaches problems very commercially and pragmatically"

Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Representative experience

Advising international bank on distressed sale of its debt and equity interests in Malaysian construction company to Asian-based private equity house.

Advising an international bank on the restructuring of its significant debt exposure to a leading integrated hard coking coal mining company operating in Indonesia.

Advising a leading global resources company on its exposure arising out of coal supply agreements to Europe's largest steel plant by output capacity.

Advising a leading oil major in connection with the restructuring of a refinery / petrochemical project in Asia.

Advising an international bank on the restructuring of a sugar refining company operating in Vietnam.

Advising an international bank on the restructuring of loan facilities granted to one of India's leading infrastructure development company.

Advising a leading oil major in relation to set off and netting issues arising out of a series of supply agreements.

Education and admissions

Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • INSOL
  • Turnaround Management Association, (Director)

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Australia
  • Hong Kong

Court admissions

  • Singapore International Commercial Court

2016

Leading Lawyer Restructuring and Insolvency

Chambers Asia Pacific

2017

Listed in "40 Under 40" showcasing "40 of the brightest young legal minds in the region"

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