Ashurst hires Damien Whitehead as restructuring partner


Ashurst has appointed Damien Whitehead as a Hong Kong-based partner in its finance practice. He has experience in all aspects of non-contentious and contentious restructuring and insolvency matters.

Whitehead joins Ashurst from White & Case, where he led the financial restructuring & insolvency team in Asia. Whitehead has acted for banks, investment funds and insolvency practitioners, as well as distressed corporate debtors and high net worth individuals.

He advises clients on a broad range of complex domestic and cross-border matters throughout Asia, Australia, Europe and the US, and across sectors including banking and financial services, mining and energy, oil and gas, maritime and shipping, aviation, agriculture and real estate.