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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)

News & insights

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Publications: 22 JUNE 2021

Great Fund Insights podcast: Spotlight on opportunities in alternative investments in the Middle East

This timely discussion is part of a series of Allen & Overy conversations on opportunities in alternative investments across our global funds network.

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Publications: 21 JUNE 2021

A guide to Hong Kong’s cyber security laws and practices

The past decade has seen a huge increase in the incidents of cyber crime in Hong Kong. This has been exacerbated by the global pandemic, which has forced criminals online, with the number of cases in…

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Publications: 17 JUNE 2021

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – extension of temporary measures

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (the Act) entered into force on 26 June 2020. The Act represents the most significant reforms to the insolvency framework in the United Kingdom since, at…

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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