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Ken Baird


He is both an excellent lawyer and a very commercial individual who can guide you through tricky situations.

Chambers UK 2020

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About Ken Baird

Ken is a finance partner in our global transactions group.

He leads the global restructuring and insolvency practice and specialises in complex restructurings and insolvencies on both the debtor and creditor side, often with a cross-border flavour.

Recent work

  • Acting for the shareholders of Nordic Aviation Capital in its restructuring and Chapter 11;
  • Acting for Credit Suisse on its exposure to the Greensill Group;
  • Acting for the RCF lenders to Virgin Atlantic;
  • Acting for Debenhams Plc on all aspects of its financial restructuring;
  • Acting for House of Fraser on all aspects of its CVAs, Schemes of Arrangement and proposed financial restructuring; and
  • Acting for the administrators of Monarch Airlines.


  • University of Glasgow
  • Qualified as a solicitor in both England and Scotland

Professional memberships

  • Former president of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association
  • Member of the Institute for Turnaround
  • Member of the International Insolvency Institute