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Nick Lister



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: 26 NOVEMBER 2020

National Security and Investment Bill: the impact on energy and infrastructure

On 11 November the UK Government published its ground-breaking National Security and Investment Bill. 

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Allen & Overy advises Tatweer Buildings Company on the Pathfinder PPP schools project

News: 25 NOVEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy advises Tatweer Buildings Company on its Pathfinder PPP schools project

On 18 November 2020 Ministry of Education (MOE) of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Tatweer Buildings Company (TBC) jointly acting as the procurer, successfully held the signing ceremony for the Project…

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Publications: 22 MAY 2020

Supercharging the scheme for restructurings: cram-up, cram-down and cram-across under the new UK restructuring plan

The introduction of the UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance bill (the Bill) to Parliament on 20 May 2020 is nothing less than a watershed moment for cross-border restructuring.

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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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