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Ellis Lawson

Counsel

Abu Dhabi

Lawson Ellis
Ellis Lawson

Counsel

Abu Dhabi

Ellis has broad finance experience across the GCC and elsewhere, having spent over seven years based in A&O’s Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices. He has a particular focus on syndicated corporate lending (both conventional and Sharia compliant) and also has significant experience in project finance, real estate development finance and debt restructuring.

He regularly acts for all commercial parties to financings, including arrangers, syndicate lenders, borrowers, sponsors and multi-lateral and export credit agencies.

News & insights

Allen & Overy advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited on AUD6.1 billion of bilateral credit facilities

News: 29 MAY 2020

Allen & Overy advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited on AUD6.1 billion of bilateral credit facilities

Allen & Overy has advised the financiers to NBN Co Limited (NBN Co), Australia’s largest fixed line broadband infrastructure company and primary wholesale high-speed broadband provider, on AUD6.1…

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Publications: 29 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus – State aid Temporary Framework extended to recapitalisations and subordinated loans

As we have previously reported, the European Commission (Commission) has adopted a Temporary State aid Framework (the Temporary Framework) to support the economy in the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak -…

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Sun rising between to high-rise buildings

News: 26 MAY 2020

Allen & Overy advises arrangers of syndicated financing for Advent and TA Associates

Allen & Overy’s New York leveraged finance team advised the lead arrangers and administrative agent on a first lien term loan and a revolving credit facility for Conservice, a portfolio company of TA…

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Allen & Overy acting as global legal adviser to the French state on its Covid-19 financial support package to strategic companies

News: 22 MAY 2020

A&O advising the French state on its Covid-19 financial support package to strategic companies

Allen & Overy has been appointed as the global legal adviser to the French state as it implements exceptional measures aimed at supporting strategic companies in the country through the Covid-19…

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Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Office

Abu Dhabi

Allen & Overy LLP
5th Floor, Al Mamoura Building B, Muroor Road
Abu Dhabi
P.O. Box 7907

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2011

Academic

LLB, University College London, 2007