Matthew  Cowman

Matthew Cowman


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Matthew Cowman is a Partner in the Finance, Corporate and Funds Group of Walkers' British Virgin Islands office.  Matthew has 20 years' experience as an international commercial lawyer, having gained experience in the British Virgin Islands, London and Australia.  He advises clients in banking and finance transactions, acting for lenders and borrowers in a range of matters including acquisition finance, real estate finance and general corporate finance.  He also acts for clients in a range of corporate transactions, such as joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganisations.

Prior to joining Walkers, Matthew worked in the Banking & Finance departments at SJ Berwin in London and at Corrs Chambers Westgarth in Australia.  Matthew also has extensive in-house experience, having worked as Deputy General Counsel (Australia & New Zealand) at GE Capital and as General Manager, Group Legal & Governance at Australian Unity.

Admitted In:
British Virgin Islands
England & Wales (not currently practising)
Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia (not currently practising)
High Court of Australia (not currently practising)
New Zealand (not currently practising)

Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance, Governance Institute of Australia
Master of Laws, Monash University, Australia
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Deakin University, Australia
Bachelor of Commerce (major in Economics), Deakin University, Australia

Matthew is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and the Governance Institute of Australia. Matthew is also a Chartered Secretary.