Nicholas Azis - McDermott Will & Emery


Nicholas (Nick) Azis advises a broad range of publicly owned and privately held clients on mergers and acquisitions transactions, principally in the commodities, energy, life science and manufacturing sectors.


  • Represented Irving Oil in the acquisition of the Tedcastle group of companies, which operates under the brand name Top Oil and which has a portfolio of over 200 fuel forecourts throughout Ireland, a home fuel distribution division, an aviation fuel division based at Shannon Airport and a terminal in Dublin Port
  • Represented Alsco Inc., one of the world’s largest textile rental and laundry companies, in the acquisition of CLEAN Linen Services, a UK market leader and one of the principal operators in the commercial B2B laundry sector with seven laundry production facilities
  • Representing Irving Oil in its acquisition of the Whitegate oil refinery, County Cork, Ireland

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  • IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2022, rated as Highly Regarded in M&A
  • The Legal 500 UK, Leading Individual in Corporate and Commercial: M&A: lower mid-market, 2021 and 2023
  • The Legal 500 UK 2012, 2013 and 2016, 2017, 2020 recommended in Corporate and Commercial: M&A: mid-market
  • IFLR1000 2015, Corporate & Financial Services

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College of Law, London, LLB, 1992
Bristol University, BA, Hons First Class, 1988

The Law Society of England and Wales, 1994

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