Frederick Doust


  • MSc (Law, Business and Management), University of Law, Moorgate, 2016
  • GDL, BPP University Law School, Waterloo, 2015
  • BA (English Literature), University of Exeter, 2014


  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2018

Frederick Doust


Freddie Doust joined the special situations group of Ropes & Gray’s London office as an associate in 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Freddie completed his training contract at a major U.S. law firm in London.

Freddie has experience acting on a broad range of cross-border and domestic debt restructurings, acquisitions, disposals, financings and litigation.


  • Acting for the majority senior secured noteholders in the financial restructuring of the Four Seasons Health Care group.*
  • Acting for an ad hoc committee of sukukholders in the restructuring of sukuks issued by Dana Gas PJSC.*
  • Acting for Lone Star in its £1.2bn disposal of MRH group to CD&R.*
  • Acting for Hyperion and General Atlantic in the 400m sale of a stake in Hyperion Insurance group to CDPQ.*
  • Acting for Equiniti Group plc in its £122m rights issue.*
  • Acting for a large private equity firm, the respondent in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings in London, in relation to a contractual construction dispute.*

*Experience prior to joining Ropes & Gray



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