Philip Butler, Co-Head of London Corporate & Securities and Co-Head of Global Leveraged Finance, has more than three decades of experience structuring and negotiating a broad range of finance transactions. Mr. Butler advises domestic and international clients on the implementation of complex debt structures. Mr. Butler regularly represents banks, corporates, funds, lenders, sponsors and syndicates on issues arising across an array of industries, including healthcare, life sciences, energy, manufacturing, financial services, leisure and information technology.
Mr. Butler is routinely ranked as a leading practitioner by leading legal directories. He is also ranked as a ‘leading individual’ for acquisition finance in The Legal 500 UK, where sources have described him as being “one of the most senior experienced lawyers in the City.”
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Butler was a partner in the London office of another international law firm where he served as global co-chair of the financial services sector and previous head of the London and UK finance practices.