Hugh Mathison

Hugh Mathison

Senior Associate

Hugh is a senior associate in the Banking department based in the Dubai office.

He has broad experience advising banks, investment funds and corporates in a wide range of financing transactions, including syndicated and bilateral secured and unsecured facilities, bid financing, ship finance, real estate finance, ECA backed financing, secondary debt trading and margin loans.

Hugh is recognised as a "key lawyer" as a part of Allen & Overy’s Tier 1 Emerging Markets practice in The Legal 500.



Solicitor, England and Wales, 2008


MSc Economics (Finance) (Distinction), University of Edinburgh, 2013

LPC (Distinction), BPP Law School London, 2005

GDL, BPP Law School London, 2004

LLB in Scots Law (Hons), University of Glasgow, 2002


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.