James Armshaw

James Armshaw Dechert financial restructuring lawyer in London

James Armshaw


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, UK EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7521 | +44 20 7184 7001


James Armshaw focuses his practice on financial restructuring and insolvency matters. Mr. Armshaw has broad experience advising key stakeholders including financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, funds and corporates on a range of restructuring, advisory and formal insolvency matters.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Armshaw served as a solicitor in the restructuring and insolvency department at another international law firm.

  • University of Oxford, B.A. in Jurisprudence, 2010
  • College of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2012
  • England and Wales
  • A fund on the acquisition of a care home group (including the novation of £250 million debt) and subsequent new banking facilities.
  • A leading care home provider on the restructuring of its £90 million banking facilities.
  • The directors of a large UK restaurant on an administration application and subsequent business sale.
  • A bank on the restructuring of £30 million facilities provided to a private hospital with an opco/propco group structure and subordination arrangements with multiple mezzanine lenders.
  • A pension trustee on the sale of s75 debt totaling approximately £74 million in relation to a final salary pension scheme.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.