Lorna Bowen is a corporate partner based in the New York office and a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group. Her practice focuses on advising international asset managers on the establishment, operation and regulation of private fund products across the alternative fund spectrum, including private equity, infrastructure, private credit, distressed debt and other products in the illiquid closed-end fund space, hedge funds and funds of funds.
Ms. Bowen’s practice also has an emphasis on the development of tailored investment platforms and structured solutions for strategic institutional investors. She is frequently involved in corporate transactions in the sector and also advises on management company formations, management team spin-outs, acquisitions of asset managers, seeding/start-up financing deals, joint ventures, private fund interest portfolio sales and co-investments.
Ms. Bowen is recommended by Chambers Global (2020) and Chambers USA (2020), where sources describe her as “very commercial and solution-oriented,” and “a terrific and responsive lawyer.” She receives further praise from clients who have said that “she’s very astute at getting to the nub of the issue.” The guides have also described her as “smart, practical, expeditious and well respected,” and “an excellent lawyer, on top of her brief and very focused on getting the result her client wants.” Ms. Bowen is also recognized by The Legal 500 US (2020).
Ms. Bowen joined the firm in 2019. She received a Bachelor of Civil Law (Euro Legal Studies) from University College Dublin (Université de Rouen) and is admitted to the New York Bar. She is also admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales.