Michael Bowen practises in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (both public and private), equity capital raisings and general corporate and commercial law. He is a trusted advisor to numerous public and private companies together with high net wealth family investment vehicles for whom he provides strategic, commercial, investment and structuring advice.

Michael is regularly engaged to advise on a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactions including mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, re-constructions, risk management, due diligence and general commercial, corporate and intellectual property law.  His clients operate in a range of sectors, including property, resources, technology, contracting and construction.

Michael advises both bidders and targets in various hostile and friendly takeovers and advises on schemes of arrangements for reconstructions and mergers, and also has extensive experience in negotiating the terms of joint venture arrangements for major projects.

Michael has been recognised by his peers as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ by Best Lawyers in Australia in the area of Commercial Law in Perth. He has also been recognised by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in Australia (2017 – 2021 & 2023) in the areas of Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Equity Capital Markets Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Mining Law.