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 multibank work-outs; schemes of arrangement; distressed debt and asset trading; and large-scale liquidations and restructurings, such as Lehman Brothers and MF Global, acting for the liquidators in Hong Kong and Chapter 11 cases, such as Pacific Andes. 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.