MARK KNIGHT is a seasoned restructuring lawyer with deep experience in multi-jurisdictional workouts and restructurings. He has successfully led many complex restructurings, acting for both creditors and debtors.
Mark works closely with private equity houses, hedge funds and other investors in relation to the acquisition and reorganization of stressed and distressed businesses. His practice is focused on all stages of the restructuring life-cycle, including investment structuring, contingency planning and strategy, negotiations, implementation, post-restructuring, optimization of existing investments and exit.
Prior to joining the firm, Mark served as General Counsel and Partner of Pillarstone, a KKR turnaround platform which partners with European banks to manage their exposure to NPLs and non-core assets. At Pillarstone, Mark was responsible for building and managing a six-person legal and compliance team and related infrastructure across offices in London, Italy and Greece. Mark recently led the successful implementation of the Famar restructuring and recapitalization.
Before joining Pillarstone, Mark was a partner in the restructuring practice of another international law firm in London.
Mark was named one of the top 25 “Rising Stars of Private Equity” of 2018 by Private Equity News.
Admissions & Certifications
- England and Wales (Solicitor)
- The College of Law, Guildford, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2005
- University of Birmingham, B.A., 2004