Hugh Robinson


Hugh has experience working on complex cross-border M&A transactions for large corporates, private equity houses and financial institutions as well as strategic projects for banks. He has previously been on secondment to the Corporate and M&A legal team of a leading international bank where he worked on a number of non-core business divestments and reorganisations.


Representative matters

Blackstone on its acquisition of a majority interest in Luminor Bank.

A large UK bank on over ten loan portfolio sales across a broad spectrum of asset classes, including commercial real estate, residential, social housing and Corporate, in Europe and the USA.

Banco de Portugal on the bank restructuring and resolution of Banco Espirito Santo and on the sale of Novo Banco.

A global financial institution on the ring-fencing of its UK retail banking operations pursuant to the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2010


LLB, Law, The University of Nottingham, 2006
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.