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Dominic Emmett

Dominic Emmett

Gilbert + TobinL35, Tower Two, International Towers Sydney200 Barangaroo AvenueSydneyAustraliaNSW 2000

Thought Leader

Thought Leaders Global Elite - Restructuring & Insolvency 2021
WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Dominic Emmett is “outstanding” according to impressed peers who applaud his deep knowledge of insolvency law and hands-on experience of high-stakes insolvency proceedings.


Dominic Emmett heads the restructuring and insolvency group at Gilbert + Tobin and brings nearly 30 years of significant local and international experience.

Dominic specialises in non-contentious restructuring and insolvency work for banks and financial institutions, as well as special situation 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: Wollongong Coal/ Jindal Steel, Bis Industries, Slater and Gordon, Ten Network, Toys R Us, Norske Skog, Emeco, Boart Longyear, Arrium, Blue Sky Investments, Paladin and Bluewaters.

Dominic has been consistently ranked as one of Australia’s elite restructuring and insolvency lawyers in all major legal directories for restructuring and insolvency. Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020 recognises Dominic as a star individual for restructuring and insolvency and states: "His particular strength is his knowledge of who's who, he knows a lot of people across the industry and he has an ability to bring people into a situation and work towards a particular outcome."

Who’s Who Legal 2020 recognises him as a Global Elite Thought Leader, Best Lawyers 2021 recognises him as Lawyer of the Year (Australia) for Distressed Investing & Debt Trading, and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 ranks him as a leading lawyer for restructuring and insolvency, among many others.

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