is a restructuring and insolvency partner resident in Fried Frank's London office. He joined the Firm in 2016.
Mr. Katz has extensive experience advising distressed investors, borrowers, financial institutions, bondholders and insolvency practitioners in relation to all aspects of restructuring and insolvency matters. He advises on a range of cross-border and UK restructurings and insolvencies including matters in the automotive, real estate, construction, financial services, retail and leisure sectors.
Mr. Katz has lectured on a range of insolvency topics including the Eurozone crisis, cross border insolvency, administration, anti-avoidance provisions, employment/insolvency law, directors' duties and customer insolvency.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Katz is consistently recognized for his involvement in representing a wide range of parties including borrowers, bondholders, financial institutions and distressed investors. Chambers UK 2019 noted Mr. Katz’s “clients regard him as ‘an outstanding legal professional who quickly assesses the issues and expertly implements a winning strategy.’” He’s also been named “a trusted restructuring adviser,” “hugely experienced,” and “very sharp and relationship-oriented.” He has also been recommended by Expert Guides for insolvency and restructuring.
Member, Insolvency Lawyers Association (ILA)
Member, South African Restructuring & Insolvency Practitioners Association
Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions
England & Wales; South Africa