Theo Trayhurn


Theo has a broad DCM practice. Most recently, he has advised on regulatory capital issuance by financial institutions and high-profile blue chip corporate bond issues, including a number of market firsts.

Theo has particular expertise advising on DCM transactions involving issuers in the UK and the Nordic region.

Theo is rated highly and provides a gold standard service.
Chambers UK 2024
He's an excellent lawyer who is very diligent and technically very strong.
Chambers UK 2023



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004


LPC, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice

LLB (Hons), Law with German Law, The University of Aberdeen, 2000

Post Graduate Diploma, Law, Nottingham Law School, 2001

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.