Partner Profile

Michelle Barclay

CMS Grau


LL 250


Michelle is a dual-qualified lawyer in New York and Peru. She specialises in corporate restructuring and cross-border insolvencies, including in and out-of-court restructurings, corporate and bankruptcy liquidations, distressed M&A, bankruptcy takeovers, international projects and arbitrations.

Michelle’s national and international experience allows her to provide expert advice in bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters, in several M&A transactions and investment projects. She works jointly with international law firms in Chapter 11 and international arbitration cases. Michelle participates in the development of new bankruptcy legislation and lectures in diverse webinars regarding insolvency matters and distressed M&A.

Michelle worked as a permanent associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom’s corporate restructuring practice group in New York.

She holds an LLM from NYU (US) and was a participant in the first Executive Education Course in International Investment Law and Arbitration organised by the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. Michelle issues monthly publications in main Peruvian newspaper, El Comercio.

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