Dominic Emmett heads the restructuring and insolvency group at Gilbert + Tobin and brings nearly 30 years of significant local and international experience.
Mr Emmett specialises in non-contentious restructuring and insolvency work for banks and financial institutions, as well as special situation groups and distressed debt funds. His expertise includes preparing and negotiating standstill and forbearance arrangements; debt restructuring and schemes of arrangement; structured administration and receivership sales; and advice to directors, receivers, administrators and liquidators.
He is recognised as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer in numerous publications, including leading directories such as Chambers, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000. Best Lawyers Australia 2015 recently listed him as a leading lawyer in the areas of insolvency and reorganisation, distressed investing and debt trading and banking and finance. He is also consistently recognised by Best Lawyers as a Lawyer of the Year, most recently in Best Lawyers 2017, which awarded him their Sydney Distressed Investing & Debt Trading Lawyer of the Year accolade. He was nominated at the 2011 ALB Law Awards for Dealmaker of the Year, and in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013 was part of the teams that won the ALB Law Award for Restructuring and Insolvency Deal of the Year, and in 2013 the ALB Law Award for Australian Deal of the Year. Recently he led the team on the Atlas Iron restructure (which was awarded Restructuring Deal of the Year at the 2016 Australasian Law Awards), BIS Industries Group Restructure, Brisconnections receivership and sale of Airport LinkM7, Billabong, Mirabela Nickel restructure and Nine Entertainment Group restructure.