Azadeh Nassiri > Slaughter and May > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slaughter and May

Living Wage

Work Department

Capital Markets
Infrastructure and Energy
Restructuring and Insolvency
Debt Capital Markets
Project and Project Finance
Loan Finance and Private Placements



Azadeh has a broad financing practice covering acquisition and general bank financings, structured finance, project finance, debt capital market transactions and derivatives as well as corporate recovery and restructuring matters. Her clients include leading financial institutions and investment funds, pension trustees as well as corporates (ranging from large listed companies to small unlisted companies).


Trained at Slaughter and May; qualified in 2007; partner since 2014.

Azadeh is the editor of, and co-author of the UK chapter in, the Law Reviews’ The Lending and Secured Finance Review and is also the co-author of the UK chapter of Getting the Deal Through’s Loans and Secured Finance. She is also a member of the Slaughter and May opinions committee and a guest lecturer on the University College London LLM Corporate Finance course.


St Peter’s College, Oxford (2004 BA Law, 1st Class); University College London (2010-12 LLM, Distinction).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Magic circle firm Slaughter and May is renowned for its transactional capabilities, regularly handling complex, business-critical transactions for infrastructure, energy and natural resources clients. Jointly led by Hywel Davies and Michael Corbett, the practice has a strong corporate focus, as well as notable expertise in renewables. Project finance lawyer Azadeh Nassiri is a core member of the group, as is projects expert Richard Todd. Newly promoted partner Oliver Moir has a real estate focus to his energy practice and is recommended for large-scale project developments in the natural resources space. The group also has vast regulatory experience.