Finn Howie focuses on advising institutional and investment banks, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in relation to domestic and cross-border leveraged finance, debt restructuring and investment-grade corporate finance transactions.

Prior to joining Skadden in September 2016, Mr. Howie worked in the finance group of a leading New Zealand law firm, where his experience included advising on the debt restructurings of Solid Energy New Zealand and the Mediaworks Group. Mr. Howie’s recent clients include Doughty Hanson & Co Managers, Vivo Energy and JAB Holding Company.



  • Legal Studies, College of Law, New Zealand, 2012
  • LL.B., Victoria University of Wellington, 2012
  • B.A., Victoria University of Wellington, 2012


  • England & Wales