Jade Rowarth

Partner. Melbourne.

+61 3 9672 3240 |   |  vCard
Jade Rowarth

Jade Rowarth is a Partner with Corrs Chambers Westgarth, based in our Melbourne Litigation practice.

Jade has significant experience in the areas of Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking and Finance, M&A and Litigation.

Show full profile

Jade Rowarth is a Partner with Corrs Chambers Westgarth, based in our Melbourne Litigation practice.

Jade has significant experience in the areas of Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking and Finance, M&A and Litigation.

Based in London during, and in the aftermath of, the global financial crisis, Jade worked on some of the largest European restructurings including Stahl, Schefenacker, McCarthy & Stone and JVH Gaming.  Since returning to Melbourne, Jade has worked on a full range of both contentious and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring matters across a variety of industries including agribusiness, retail, hospitality/gaming, manufacturing and resources.  

Jade regularly acts for stakeholders across a broad spectrum including domestic financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, corporates, directors, private equity funds, special situation credit funds and suppliers. Jade also has experience in acting for litigants in the Supreme and Federal Courts on matters under the Corporations Act 2001.

“Always client focused and technically very strong”
Jade Rowarth

Jade's Expertise

  • Rabobank Australia Ltd Acting for Rabobank Australia Ltd on a variety of distressed agribusiness matters in Victoria and Tasmania
  • Forest Enterprises Australia Acted for Deloitte as the receivers of the managed investment scheme, Forest Enterprises Group.
  • AED Oil Ltd Acting for the largest creditor and deed/restructuring proponent on the administration of AED Oil Ltd.
  • Stahl BV Acted for the senior secured lender syndicate in connection with the €390 million debt and capital restructuring of the speciality leather chemical manufacturer, Stahl BV
  • Emerald Bay Acted for the senior lender and receivers and managers of the luxury hotel and resort in the Bahamas
  • McCarthy & Stone Acted for the steering committee of the mezzanine lenders in connection with the £800 million debt restructuring of the aged care home builder, McCarthy & Stone

What others say

  • “Recommended Lawyer – Restructuring and Insolvency” Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2015
  • “Everything always goes like clockwork with Jade at the helm – not to mention the engine room and navigation desk” Banking client
  • “Always client focused and technically very strong” Industry Client

Jade's Thinking

Jade's Leadership

  • Victorian Branch Turnaround Management Association Chair
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association Member
  • MOVE Muscle Bone & Joint Health Ltd Non-Executive Director
  • Law Institute of Victoria Member
  • Australian institute of Company Directors Graduate and Member