Richard Woodworth
Richard WoodworthPartner
Allen & Overy LLP (Hong Kong)

Richard is a partner currently based in Hong Kong and leads Allen & Overy’s Asia-Pacific restructuring practice. He advises creditors, borrowers, insolvency practitioners and other stakeholders on all aspects of financial restructurings and formal insolvency proceedings. He has advised on transactions throughout the region including Vietnam, Indonesia, PRC, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore and many more.

Richard has advised on many landmark transactions, including many firsts for Asia. Recent highlights include advising the steering committee of lenders to Vinashin, Japanese shipper Sanko Steamship in dealing with its international creditors and the steering committee of creditors on the restructuring of Dubai World. Richard was the recipient of the inaugural IFLR Asia Restructuring ‘Rising Star’ award and he has received external recognition from all the independent legal guides.

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