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)

Slaughter and May acts on all aspects of UK and international energy and infrastructure projects including offshore wind, biomass, renewables, gas-fired plants and nuclear power. The team advises on  regulatory reform and applies market knowledge on financings and M&A. Hywel Davies  has particular experience in public and private M&A and co-heads the practice with Michael Corbett  who is well-versed in corporate finance and company advisory matters. Richard Todd  focuses on alternative energy matters while Oliver Moir  handles the full spectrum of project issues. Azadeh Nassiri  is a key practitioner in the team.

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Infrastructure

Slaughter and May offers clients ‘exceptional strength in depth’ and has broad expertise in the infrastructure sector, handling a large number of cross-border corporate M&A deals pertaining to the energy industry. It also handles infrastructure assets, digital infrastructure, and transport and logistics infrastructure mandates across the globe. Michael Corbett and Hywel Davies jointly lead the practice, with Corbett advising on corporate finance matters, as well as public and private M&A. Davies is another key corporate practitioner who is experienced in large portfolio transactions across Europe. Azadeh Nassiri is a notable name for project financing work, while Richard Todd handles projects work, including joint ventures, and construction, operation and maintenance matters.