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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

Headshot of Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini

News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Investment in Africa as A&O makes strategic hires in Banking and Project Finance

Allen & Overy is expanding its Sub-Saharan Africa Banking and Projects practices in Johannesburg with the arrival of three new partners. Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini will join…

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Publications: 14 SEPTEMBER 2021

Why more private capital fund managers are domiciling in Asia

Pragmatic fund structures and attractive tax and setup incentives are convincing an increasing number of private capital fund managers to domicile in Hong Kong and Singapore.

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News: 10 SEPTEMBER 2021

A&O advises the club lenders on a USD1.2 billion club facility in favour of ADNOC Global Trading Ltd.

Allen & Overy has advised Standard Chartered Bank and the club lenders (SCB, HSBC, Societe Generale CIB, UniCredit, Deutsche Bank, SMBC and ADCB) on a USD1.2bn club facility in favour of ADNOC Global…

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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