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Philip Bowden



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Philip Bowden



Philip is Co-Head of our Global Banking Practice and is a partner in A&O’s Leveraged Finance Group based in London. He advises banks and borrowers on a range of debt products, specialising in leveraged finance, private credit, structured finance and investment grade event driven acquisition financings.

He has advised on a broad range of LBO cross border financings, including broadly syndicated TLB financings, direct lending unitranche structures and cross over credit transactions.

"Philip is excellent, very collaborative and a very commercial lawyer." "He is incredibly knowledgeable, experienced and friendly to deal with. He is incredibly responsive and a very good lawyer." (Chambers UK 2021)

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News: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy named best law firm for syndicated loans by Global Capital

A&O has been recognised as the best law firm for syndicated loans at the 2020 Global Capital Syndicated Loans and Leveraged Finance awards.

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Publications: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Podcast: The revised CSSF circular 12/552 and what it means for banks

Banks’ internal governance issues have, in recent years, received increased attention from regulators and international bodies, aimed primarily at correcting weak or superficial internal governance…

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Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 12 – 18 February 2021

Our weekly update on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. If you would like to receive this update by email and be added to our marketing mailing list please contact…

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Publications: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Allen & Overy Hosts third Annual Leveraged Finance Training Camp in New York for 30 Major Financial Institutions

The one-day accelerator convened junior and mid-level bankers to provide an in-depth look at the legal underpinnings of leveraged finance transactions

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Admitted as solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1992

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999


LLB, The University of Sydney, 1990