Zip Jila Named to the UK’s Insolvency Rules Committee

(London) – Zip Jila, counsel in the financial restructuring practice at Akin Gump, has been appointed as a practising solicitor member to the Insolvency Rules Committee (IRC), effective October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2020.

The IRC is an advisory non-departmental public body that operates under the United Kingdom’s Insolvency Act 1986. Non-judicial appointments are made by the Lord Chancellor in consultation with the Chancellor of the High Court on behalf of the Lord Chief Justice.

Ms. Jila advises clients, including hedge funds, bondholders, institutional lenders, secondary market investors and creditor committees, on complex insolvency and financial restructuring matters.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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