Holly Gardiner


Holly advises on a range of corporate and equity capital markets transactions, including private mergers and acquisitions, general corporate advisory work, IPOs and rights issues.
Holly spent six months on secondment to a corporate client operating internationally in the consumer goods sector.


Pro bono

Advising in free legal advice clinics on housing, consumer and domestic issues.

Advising with Coram Children’s Legal Centre on British citizenship applications.

Researching the law in Japan for a World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law study measuring the laws and regulations that affect women’s economic opportunity in 190 economies.



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2021


BA, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Oxford, 2017
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.