Sykes Mitchell

Sykes Mitchell

International Associate

Sykes primarily advises borrowers and sponsors on a range of complex, cross-border transactions.

He has experience in leveraged buyouts, syndicated and bilateral loans, high yield bonds, unitranche and super senior facilities, refinancings and restructurings.

He has acted for a variety of clients, including private equity firms, major banks, corporates and funds, across various sectors, such as technology, healthcare and infrastructure. He has completed secondments to the firm’s New York and Paris offices and is fluent in English and French.



Representative matters

Cinven on the financing for their acquisition of Säkra Group, a leading insurance broker headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Carlyle and PAI Partners on the financing aspects of their acquisition of Theramex, the leading global specialty pharmaceuticals company focused on women’s health.



Solicitor, England and Wales, 2021


LL.B., University of Sheffield, 2014

L.P.C. LL.M., University of Law, 2015

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.