Emma Riddle


Emma Riddle is a partner in the CMS international Finance practice, specialising in restructuring and insolvency. Emma joined CMS in 2010.

Emma has experience acting for creditors, debtors and other stakeholders in distressed situations. In recent years, Emma has focused on distress in the energy sector, working on a wide range of transactions in Europe, Brazil, the Middle East and West Africa. 

Emma has advised on numerous distressed finance matters in relation to the oil & gas sector including advising international E&P companies and service providers on security and insolvency issues relating to their licence interests.  For the last two and a half years, Emma has been in a three-partner CMS team in London and Rio advising OSX Brazil's asset-owning subsidiaries in respect of the restructuring of c.US$2bn in financial indebtedness relating to its FPSOs.

Published Works

Contact details

+44 20 7367 2563/ emma.riddle@cms-cmck.com

Areas of Practice

In-house Advisor

Year Qualified



BA (Hons), St Anneâ??s College, Oxford University