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. Over the past 12 months, he has led the Gilbert + Tobin team working at the heart of Australia’s major restructurings: Bis Industries, Slater and Gordon, Ten Network, Toys R Us, Norske Skog, Emeco, Boart Longyear, Arrium and Paladin.

Mr Emmett has been consistently ranked as one of Australia’s elite restructuring and insolvency lawyers in all major legal directories for restructuring and insolvency. Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 recognises him as a star individual for restructuring insolvency. Who’s Who Legal 2018 recognises Mr Emmett as the leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer in the world (excluding the US and Europe). The Finance Monthly Fintech Awards 2018 recognised him as Banking and Finance – Lawyer of the Year – Australia, and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 ranks him as a leading Lawyer for restructuring and insolvency among many others.