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Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD
United Kingdom

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  Philip Bowden



Philip is Co-Head of our Global Banking Practice. Philip advises banks and borrowers on a range of debt products, specialising in investment grade and leveraged acquisition finance, with a particular focus on lending transactions in the emerging markets. He has recently advised on a range of secured or unsecured financings in Africa, Turkey, Russia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, among others.

Philip is recognised as a Leading Individual for Acquisition Finance in Legal 500 UK 2017, having described him as "very impressive". He is also ranked as a leading individual in Trade Finance by Legal 500 UK 2013.

“Sources recognise [Philip's] ‘keenness to give a good service’ and applaud his ability to ‘quickly identify the key issues.’” Chambers & Partners: UK – Banking & Finance 2012

Professional qualifications

Admitted as solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1992

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999

Academic qualifications

LLB, The University of Sydney, 1990

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