Diversity & Inclusion
James Falconer’s practice encompasses advising practitioners, creditors and debtors on all aspects of insolvency and restructuring, with a particular focus on the representation of Europe-based debtors in cross-border restructuring transactions.
Mr. Falconer is experienced in the use and integration of restructuring and insolvency proceedings in various jurisdictions, particularly in the use of schemes of arrangement and Chapter 11 cases.
He also has significant experience in relation to contentious matters, including insolvency-related litigation and arbitration.
His recent experience also includes advising:
Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Falconer practiced at a leading insolvency firm in Sydney, Australia, where he acted principally for secured creditors and insolvency practitioners. He completed his LLB with First Class Honours at the University of Adelaide, Australia in 2005. He was awarded numerous academic prizes, including the Thompson Playford prize and medal as most outstanding graduate.
Mr. Falconer is a member of the International Insolvency Institute’s NextGen Leadership Programme and is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association.
LL.B. (Hons), University of Adelaide, 2005
B.A., University of Adelaide, 2001