Nick Lister


Nick joined the firm in 2008 and is qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales. 

He has worked on a range of financial restructuring transactions acting for creditors, borrowers, insolvency officeholders and security trustees.


Representative matters

The co-ordinating committee of creditors representing creditors with over $1bn of debt claims in relation to the 2022 restructuring of the financial indebtedness of the ED&F Man Group

The ad hoc group of noteholders in relation to the HK$49billion restructuring and recapitalisation of Hong Kong Airlines

A coordinating group of bank creditors on the $2.7 billion 2020 restructuring and reverse takeover of the Premier Oil group.

The RCF lenders of Thomas Cook Group plc (Thomas Cook) in relation to the £1.65 billion restructuring of the Thomas Cook group, and subsequently advising an ad hoc group of creditors on the liquidation of the Thomas Cook group.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2010
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.