Partner, Gilbert + Tobin
Dominic Emmett heads the restructuring and insolvency group at Gilbert + Tobin and has nearly 40 years of significant local and international experience.
Mr Emmett specialises in non-contentious restructuring and insolvency work for banks and financial institutions, as well as special situations groups and distressed debt funds. His expertise includes preparing and negotiating standstill and forbearance arrangements; debt restructuring and schemes of arrangement; structured administration and receivership sales; and advice to directors, receivers, administrators and liquidators. Recently, he has led the Gilbert + Tobin team working at the heart of Australia’s major restructurings: BIS Industries, Slater and Gordon, Ten Network, Toys ‘R’ Us, Norske Skog, Emeco, Boart Longyear, Arrium, Blue Sky Alternative Investments and Paladin, Wollongong Coal/Jindal Steel, Bluewaters and Valaris.
Mr Emmett has been consistently ranked as one of Australia’s elite restructuring and insolvency lawyers in all major legal directories for restructuring and insolvency. Among others, Best Lawyers 2023 recognises him as ‘Lawyer of the Year (Australia) for Distressed Investing and Debt Trading’ and for his expertise in insolvency and reorganisation law, distressed investing debt trading and banking and finance law; Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 recognises him as a ‘Star Individual for Restructuring and Insolvency’; and The Legal 500: Asia Pacific 2021 recognises him in the ‘Hall of Fame’ for restructuring and insolvency.