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John Davitt

Senior Associate

John has extensive experience representing banks and financial institutions, as well as private equity funds and their portfolio companies, in a wide variety of complex cross-border financings in both Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
He has particular experience in leveraged and acquisition finance.  Prior to joining A&O Shearman, John worked in the London office of a leading US law firm.




Solicitor, England and Wales 

Solicitor (non-practising), Ireland  


LLM, London School of Economics

LLB (First Class Honours), University of Limerick  

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.