Linklaters boosts Restructuring Practice with key hire

  • Sarah Mook will join Linklaters as a partner in the Restructuring team based in London
  • Sarah joins from Goldman Sachs’ EMEA Restructuring Team

Linklaters has hired Sarah Mook as a partner in the firm’s Restructuring team. Sarah joins from Goldman Sachs where she was a Managing Director based in London, having spent 12 years in the EMEA Restructuring Team. Her areas of expertise include special situations and company side advisory, financing, equity, distressed M&A and capital structure solutions. Prior to her time at Goldman Sachs, Sarah spent 14 years working as a lawyer in private practice.

Linklaters’ Global Restructuring & Insolvency practice provides clients with support in dealing with the restructuring of stressed or distressed corporates, assisting financial institutions on their solvency standing and on the management of loan portfolios and single credit exposures. The Group advises investors with loan to own strategies and using distressed M&A techniques to create capital and ownership changes and introduce new finance and capital into corporates. It continues to act on the largest and most significant restructuring mandates.

Linklaters Global Head of Banking, Tony Bugg said:

“We are delighted about Sarah’s arrival. She has a unique mix of legal and commercial skills and a strong transactional and advisory reputation in the market. Sarah has been involved in some of the most complex and high-profile distressed situations in Europe.

“Sarah’s election is a great opportunity for the firm to add a high quality market leading and experienced practitioner to continue the successful development of the  restructuring practice.”

Sarah will join the firm at the end of June.