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Liam Beashel

Senior Associate

Liam is a corporate restructuring and insolvency specialist with a broad range of sector expertise.

He advises various stakeholders, including banks, creditor steering committees and insolvency practitioners to find solutions for distressed situations.

He has advised on matters involving businesses in manufacturing, real estate, agriculture and mining and resources, as well as other industries. Having previously spent time working in the restructuring team of a major trading bank, Liam brings valuable commercial insight into distressed positions from a lender perspective.




Admitted as a barrister and solicitor (New Zealand), 2012

Admitted as a lawyer (New South Wales, Australia), 2023


Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association Advanced Certification, University of Technology of Sydney, 2023

Bachelor of Laws, Victoria University of Wellington, 2011

Bachelor of Arts, Victoria University of Wellington, 2011

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.