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Nick Withers

Partner

Nick has extensive experience across a range of corporate transactions, including public and private M&A, private equity, joint ventures, equity capital markets, corporate governance and general corporate advisory work.
Nick has been named as a “Next Generation Partner” in The Legal 500 UK for M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £750m+ from 2021 to 2024.

Experience

Representative matters

Digital Infrastructure Assets LLP on matters relating to the formation of a joint venture between Ooredoo Group, Zain Group and TASC Towers Holding.

Institut Mérieux on its disposal of ABL Europe SAS to Oxford Biomedica plc.

Liberty Global on the redomiciliation from London to Bermuda including the re-registration of Liberty Global plc as a private company by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Fairfax Financial on the acquisition of Meadow Foods.

Published Work

  • Withers. N, Morrison. M (2024) “Public M&A: Trends and Highlights 2023”, Thomson Reuters Practical Law
  • Withers. N, Morrison. M, Burrows. S (2023) “Public M&A: Trends and Highlights 2022”, Thomson Reuters Practical Law
  • Withers. N, Morrison. M, Burrows. S, Scargill. M (2022) “Public Mergers and Acquisitions in the United Kingdom: Overview” Thomas Reuters Practical Law
  • Withers. N, Morrison. M, Strecker. P, Burrows. S, Porter. R, Scargill. M (2022) “Private Mergers and Acquisitions in the UK: Overview” Thomas Reuters Practical Law

Awards

  • Ranked as a ‘Next Generation Partner’, Legal 500 UK, M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £750m+, 2021 – 2024

Qualifications

Admissions

Law Society of England & Wales, 2009

Academic

B.A., History, University of York, 2005
Graduate Diploma, Law, BPP Law School, 2006
Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2007

Languages

English
Disclaimer
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.