Denis Petkovic

Partner (Hong Kong)

Denis has a broad range of experience in corporate and finance transactions, including project financings, securitisations and derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition financings and insolvencies, and restructurings.  He has represented lenders, developers, investors and other stakeholders such as family offices in transactions in the banking & finance, energy, retail, water, telecoms, ports, oil & gas, transportation, steel, real estate and hotel sectors throughout Asia, the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe and the Middle East.

Prior to joining FitzGerald Lawyers, Denis was a partner at Withers in Hong Kong.  He has practised law for 34 years in Hong Kong, London and Sydney.

Denis has been recognised for his work in various legal and industry guides, including Chambers, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Project Financing Lawyers, Legal Business Legal Expert Report (for energy and resources) and Super Lawyers.

Denis has been a Visiting Professor in International Finance in the LLM program of Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.

Denis is admitted in Australia, BVI, England & Wales and Hong Kong.  Denis earned his LLB (with honours) and B.Ec from Macquarie University before obtaining his LLM from University of Cambridge (Sidney Sussex College).  He speaks fluent Croatian and English.

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