David Bulley is a member of the Corporate department. David’s practice focuses on complex restructurings and leveraged finance. He advises financial institutions, private equity and corporate clients on a broad range of cross-border financing transactions and represents both debtors and creditors in complex financial restructurings and workouts with a particular focus and knowledge on restructuring by way of Scheme of Arrangement.

Since joining Appleby in August 2015, David has represented companies including Hercules Offshore Inc. and CHC Group Ltd., creditors and creditor committees (both senior and unsecured) and bond trustees including The Nordic Trustee ASA on proposed restructuring transactions.

Prior to joining Appleby, David spent five years in London as an associate at Kirkland & Ellis and Sullivan & Cromwell during which time acted on some of the largest restructurings by way of UK scheme of arrangement including advising the ad hoc committee of Towergate Insurance Group senior secured creditors in connection with Towergate's successful restructuring.

David’s clients have included: Bain Capital, BAML, Carlyle, Elliott, Goldman Sachs, Hellman & Friedman, Morgan Stanley, Sankaty, Sun Capital, and ZF Friedrichshafen.

David is a graduate of the University of Cambridge. He trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer before practicing in London as an associate for five years at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He is a member of The American Bankruptcy Institute and INSOL.

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