JIFREE CADER co-heads Sidley’s Restructuring group in London. He has a wealth of experience in advising clients on all facets of European insolvencies and restructurings.
Jifree works closely with private equity firms, hedge funds, investment banks and other distressed debt and par investors, providing advice on their investment portfolios. He has also advised insolvency practitioners.
Jifree is recognized as a “Next Generation Partner” for Restructuring/Insolvency in the Legal 500 UK 2023 . He is also ranked in Chambers UK 2023 for Restructuring/Insolvency, where it states that "Jifree goes the extra mile for his clients." Sources from the 2022 edition commented; “Jifree is a forceful personality and will drive a deal to completion through sheer will and determination” and “he is very strong technically, very personable and very client-centric.” Jifree has also been recognized in The Lawyer’s ‘Hot 100’ list for 2021.
The London Restructuring practice, which Jifree co-heads, was honored as “Highly Commended” in the Restructuring Team of the Year category at the 2021 Legal Business Awards. The team also won the highly prestigious “Innovation in rescue, restructuring and recovery (Law firm)” category at the 2021 FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe 2021.
Prior to joining Sidley in 2016, Jifree was a partner in the restructuring practice of another international law firm.