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Isla Smith

Senior Associate

Isla Smith is a senior associate in the London Mergers & Acquisitions practice. 
She advises on a wide range of cross-border public and private M&A transactions covering different industry sectors, including public and private mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as general corporate governance advice.


Representative matters

Sasol on its divestment of its shareholding in Central Termica De Ressano Garcia and other shareholder claims for approximately USD 145 million.

Chipita S.A. on the sale of its business to Mondel?z International, Inc. for approximately $2 billion.

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited on the sale of RiverStone to CVC.

Tetra Laval group on its acquisition of Avon Rubber p.l.c.'s milkrite | InterPuls business for approximately £180 million.



England and Wales


Kaplan Law School Legal Practice Course (Distinction)

University of Oxford St Catherines College B.A. in Jurisprudence

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.