Kit Johnson

Kit Johnson

Partner
London

Email kit.johnson@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2430

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

'very responsive, commercial and pragmatic'

Legal 500 UK (2019)

Kit Johnson practices within our Debt Capital Markets team. Kit has extensive experience advising corporate trustees across the whole spectrum of capital markets, structured finance and other debt products. Regarded as a market leading practice, our trustee team helps our clients on both new issuance and post-issuance matters, with a particular aptitude for guiding trustees involved with distressed debt situations and inter-creditor disputes.

Legal 500 UK has described Kit as 'professional, prudent and outgoing' and states that he 'shows deep understanding of trustees' .Chambers UK  states that Kit offers 'excellent technical skills' combined with a 'good commercial approach'.

Education and admissions

Education

LPC, The College of Law, London, 1997

CPE, City, University of London, 1995

Politics and International Relations, University of Southampton, 1994

Representative experience

Advising the trustee of the U.S.$12.5bn Dante MISOP Programme which collapsed following the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers.

Advising the trustee of the defaulted £638m Commercial Mortgage Backed Notes issued by Titan Europe 2007-1 (NHP) Limited.

Advising the trustee on the restructuring of the outstanding debt of Towergate Finance PLC under an English law Scheme of Arrangement.

Advising the trustee in relation to the defaulted bonds issued by Bakrie Telecom, including advising with respect to the Indonesian bankruptcy (PKPU) process.

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