Lucy Aconley


Lucy has been with the firm for 19 years. She has a diverse focus acting for a broad range of stakeholders in connection with cross-border restructurings and insolvencies, including corporates, directors, insolvency practitioners, banks and other financial institutions and lenders.

A large part of Lucy's work is the provision of a range of opinions on the potential impact of counterparty insolvency (including the insolvency or resolution of financial institutions) and advice on minimising insolvency risks on various complex transaction structures.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Technical Committee of the Insolvency Lawyers Association



Solicitor, England and Wales, 2006


BA (Hons), Law, St Catharine's College, Cambridge University, 2002 LPC

Nottingham Law School, 2003

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.