Bevis Metcalfe

Bevis Metcalfe

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Bevis Metcalfe is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Restructuring & Insolvency Group based in London. Bevis' practice focuses on advising debtors, private equity sponsors, banks and alternative capital providers in connection with corporate restructurings, complex cross-border insolvencies, and distressed acquisitions and financings.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Bounty Brands on its restructuring in South Africa, Poland, Malta and the UK

  • The security agent and creditors on the Debenhams administration appointment and subsequent CVA challenge

  • The first lien lenders to the Petra Diamonds group on its financial restructuring and scheme of arrangement

  • The security agent on the Galapagos group bank/bond restructuring.

  • Aapico Hitech Public Company Limited on the restructuring of its interest in a UK, US and Indian JV

  • A US credit fund on the financial restructuring of a UK gaming business

  • Bain Capital in connection with Edcon Holdings' 2014 exchange offer and 2016 financial restructuring

  • A major creditor of Bartec in connection with Bartec's financial restructuring

  • The ad hoc committee of Senior Unsecured Noteholders of Towergate Insurance in connection with its financial restructuring

  • The largest second lien creditor in the financial restructuring of the APCOA Group (IFLR European Restructuring of the Year 2015)

Professional Honors

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Insolvency Lawyers Association
  • INSOL Europe


  • England & Wales (Solicitor)~United Kingdom (2008)


  • Bristol Institute of Legal Practice (Legal Practice Course) (2006)
  • Bristol Institute of Legal Practice (Common Professional Examination) (2005)
  • University of Edinburgh (MA History) (2003)


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Co-author, “Trust Me - A Security Trustee’s Duties to Subordinated Creditors Examined,” The Journal of Bankruptcy Law. February/March 2013