Aaron Temple

Senior Associate

Aaron has experience advising lenders and borrowers on a wide range of finance transactions, including corporate finance, Islamic finance, project finance, receivables finance and real estate finance. 
Aaron also has strong experience supporting clients’ in-house legal teams, having completed secondments to Emirates Global Aluminium in Dubai and The Commercial Bank in Doha.


Representative matters

Emirates Global Aluminium, as borrower, on USD6.5bn term loan and murabaha facilities.

Emirates Telecommunications Group Company, as borrower, on a USD7.5bn term loan facility.

The lenders on USD1.5bn term loan and murabaha facilities for Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC).

Atalaya Capital Management and Chimera Investment, as lenders, on a USD350m receivables-backed term loan facility for Tabby.



Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, 2009


LLB, Victoria University of Wellington, 2009

BSc, Victoria University of Wellington, 2009

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A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.