Tom Pugh is a partner in Mayer Brown JSM’s Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Insolvency practice, focusing on advising insolvency practitioners, creditors and debtors in respect of cross-border insolvencies and restructurings. His experience includes multi-bank work-outs; schemes of arrangement; distressed debt and asset trading; and large-scale liquidations such as Lehman Brothers and MF Global, acting for the liquidators in Hong Kong. Tom’s restructuring and liquidation work has involved advising on cross-border asset recoveries and settlements; court processes to resolve key issues affecting liquidators’ ability to determine and distribute assets; matters arising on administration of failed brokerages; and assignments involving the PRC, Thailand, Vietnam, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland and Japan. Mr Pugh is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales. He is a board member of the Hong Kong chapter of the global Turnaround Management Association.