Amrit Khosa is an of counsel based in the London office of Morrison & Foerster and a member of the Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group.

Amrit advises clients on complex UK and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters including distressed investing, loan to own strategies and M&A. He has experience advising a range of stakeholders in distressed situations, including financial institutions, investment funds, bondholders, ad hoc committees, corporate debtors and insolvency practitioners.

Amrit’s experience extends to advising on a range of special situations, bespoke lending opportunities and more recently oil and gas related work following his two and half years as Senior Legal Counsel at Maersk Drilling A/S.

Amrit has an M.Phil in Modern South Asian Studies from St Catharine’s College, Cambridge where he was a Lady Katherine Barnardiston (1633) Scholar. He has a B.A in German and History from University College London and completed his law conversion at BPP Law School.

Before joining Morrison & Foerster, Amrit was a senior legal counsel at Maersk Drilling in Copenhagen advising on a range of oil and gas drilling related matters. Prior to that he was a senior associate on the restructuring and special situations team at a leading international UK-based law firm.

Amrit is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.

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  • Advised the ad-hoc bondholder committee of a listed international pharmaceutical business to restructure debt of $3.7 billion through a Canadian CBCA process whilst being subject to regulatory investigations in the UK.

  • Advised a Scandinavian investment fund and shareholder on the pre-pack administration of the UK’s largest independent printing press which required an application to the Pre-Pack Pool.

  • Advising a syndicate of lenders to a European pharmaceutical manufacturing and development services business during its restructuring of over €200 million of debt through a French conciliation process which required interim financing to ensure continuity of business.

  • Represented a consortium of investment funds to amend and extend Norwegian law bonds issued by a Mexican geothermal drilling company with an enhanced security package.

  • Advised international bank, as security agent and agent in the loan to own restructuring of an international manufacturer of plastic packaging products with operations in over 18 countries.

  • Advising fixed charge receivers appointed following demand of repayment of the reserve based lending facility made available to an international oil and gas company listed in Scandinavia, the sale made by the receivers included a call option over the sold shares should a better offer be received.



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