Peter Kennedy Partner

A founding partner of Madgwicks Lawyers, trusted Melbourne legal identity and an astute business leader, Peter is a Partner at Madgwicks Lawyers and is a respected and much sought after litigation and insolvency lawyer.

Peter co-founded Madgwicks Lawyers in 1975 at just 24 years of age and over the following nearly five decades has developed a leading practice in the areas of insolvency, corporate reconstruction, commercial advice and commercial litigation.

Peter uses his legal and commercial acumen to navigate clients through complex legal processes 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 enabling the firm to handle large and complex commercial litigation and corporate reconstructions.

Key focus areas: 

  • Commercial litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Business advice


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