Peter Bowden is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s restructuring and insolvency group. Mr Bowden specialises in front-end restructuring and insolvency. He has significant experience advising hedge funds, banks, special situations groups, investment banks, insolvency practitioners, creditors and debtors on restructuring, insolvency, workouts, banking and distressed debt transactions in a range of industries, including mining, mining services, property, construction, agriculture and manufacturing.
Mr Bowden is admitted to practise in both Australia and the UK. He also gained significant international experience while working in Tokyo for a leading global law firm during 2008 and 2009. Prior to joining Gilbert + Tobin, he was a partner at a global law firm where he focused on front-end restructuring, insolvency and distressed debt.
Mr Bowden is listed in Best Lawyers in 2017 and 2018 in insolvency and reorganisation law. He was also named as a rising star in Doyle’s Guide in 2015 in insolvency and reconstruction. Mr Bowden is a member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and is on the VIC TMA Committee.
Recently, Mr Bowden has worked on a number of prominent restructuring and insolvency matters, including Toys R Us, Norske Skog, Mirabela Nickel, Nexus Energy, Arrium, LM First Mortgage Income Fund, Acquire Learning, Banksia Secured Investments, Timbercorp and Eastmark/One Denison.