William Pickersgill

William Pickersgill


Will has extensive experience advising lenders and borrowers on a wide range of cross-border banking transactions, particularly in the Indian, Indonesian and Vietnamese markets.
Will’s expertise includes private equity financings (including leveraged buy-outs, minority share-backed transactions and margin financings), public and private acquisition financings, property financings and other structured and corporate financings. Will has acted on numerous complex, innovative and high-profile transactions.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2010


BA, History – First Class Honours, King’s College London, 2006

Graduate Diploma in Law – Distinction, Nottingham Law School, 2007

Legal Practice Course – Distinction, College of Law, London, 2008

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.