Peter Kennedy Partner

Peter Kennedy is one of the founding partners of the firm. Since 1975, he has developed a leading practice in the areas of insolvency, corporate reconstruction, commercial advice and commercial litigation. Peter’s long experience in these areas makes him a trusted advisor for businesses and individuals who face significant legal and financial challenges.

Peter uses his legal and commercial acumen to navigate clients through complex legal process with the aim of minimising loss or allowing a business to resolve problems and continue to trade. To achieve these outcomes Peter provides commercial advice and strategy, develops workout schemes and negotiates on behalf of clients with government, banks and corporate lenders.

Underpinning his practice is a team of expert commercial litigation solicitors trained by Peter. This team enables the firm to handle large and complex commercial litigation and corporate reconstructions.

Peter’s Madgwicks Moment: Growing the firm from just a handful of lawyers and employees (in the 1970’s) to the size it is today.


  • Commercial litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Business advice



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