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Nick Lister



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Nick Lister



Nick is a partner in Allen & Overy's Global Restructuring Group based in London. Nick joined Allen & Overy in 2008 and is qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales. He has worked on a range of financial restructuring transactions acting for creditors, borrowers, insolvency officeholders and security trustees.

Nick’s recent experience includes advising the creditors on the financial restructuring and pre-pack administrations of Interserve PLC and Debenhams PLC, and advising the co-ordinating committee of creditors in the EUR8bn restructuring of Steinhoff Europe.

His deals also include advising Citibank as security trustee and notes trustee on the financial restructuring and enforcement sale of Norske Skog, and the senior co-ordinating committees on the restructurings of Premier Oil PLC and Cory Environmental.

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Publications: 22 JULY 2021

Virgin Active, Hurricane Energy and the future of the cross-class cramdown

In this alert, we look at the recent Virgin Active and Hurricane Energy restructuring plans. Stakeholders should continue to see the restructuring plan as an important tool for the implementation of…

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Publications: 22 FEBRUARY 2021

Webinar: Securing the unsecured deal

Our panel recently discussed the issues for lenders and borrowers when granting new security for pre-existing loans.

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Publications: 03 DECEMBER 2020

Does the suspension of 'wrongful' trading really matter? Does it actually help?

The Government took some of the sting out of the Insolvency Act’s wrongful trading provisions from 1 March to 30 September 2020 with their ‘suspension’ of the law.  

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Publications: 29 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus update: suspension of statutory demands and winding up petitions

The government announcement of 23 April 2020, that it intends to introduce measures to protect the UK high street and other companies against aggressive debt recovery actions, will bring welcome…

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