Stephen Parker
Partner, Restructuring & Insolvency


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D: +44 20 7863 8908


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Summary Open

Stephen is a Partner in the firm’s London office. His practice covers a broad range of work, including restructuring and insolvency; banking and finance litigation and contentious advisory; and commercial litigation and arbitration.

Stephen’s clients include investment banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, CMBS servicers, insolvency practitioners and corporates.

Experience Open

    Stephen’s experience includes advising:
    • Deutsche Bank as note trustee, cash manager and security trustee in relation to the Fairhold Commercial Mortgage Backed Securitisation (“CMBS”).
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland as agent bank and the lender syndicate on the restructuring of a German real estate loan.
    • CBRE Loan Servicing as special servicer in relation to the Gemini (Eclipse 2006-3) CMBS, including on the enforcement of the loan in Guernsey, England and Scotland and a High Court application to determine the correct allocation of recoveries on the loan.
    • The Government of the Republic of Rwanda in an ICC investor-state arbitration arising from an investment dispute relating to a gas extraction and power generation project on Lake Kivu.

Education Open

  • 1998 – 1999: Bar vocational course, Law, Inns of Court School of Law
  • 1997 – 1998: Diploma in Law, City University, London
  • 1993 – 1997: Masters of Chemistry, University of Oxford


Author/Speaker/Awards Open

  • Published Materials: ‘The battle over CMBS special servicer termination’, The International Financial Law Review, October 2015.

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Solicitor, England and Wales

Employment Record Open

  • 2011 – 2017: Partner, Paul Hastings
  • 2009 – 2011: Associate, Paul Hastings
  • 2009: Special Counsel, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
  • 2007 – 2009: Associate, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
  • 2002 – 2007: Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer



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