Overview

Andrew heads the corporate restructuring and insolvency team at Burges Salmon. He joined the firm in 2016 having previously been a partner at a City law firm. 

Andrew has extensive experience in advising on domestic and cross-border distressed situations. He has advised numerous investors, companies, management teams, insolvency practitioners, regulators and pensions trustees in relation to debt and equity restructurings, contingency planning and formal insolvency in the public and private sector. Andrew is a Fellow of INSOL International and a member of R3, the ILA and Insol Europe. 

Experience
  • Advised BDO LLP, as joint administrators, on the administration of Bathstore.com Limited, including the sale of the business to Homebase Rooms Limited
  • Advised Irish Private Equity Fund, Causeway Capital Partners, on its purchase of the business and assets of Patisserie Valerie out of administration
  • Advised PwC, as joint administrators on the administration and sale of UK footwear and fashion retailer, tReds
  • Advised administrators from FRP Advisory on the administration of British Ceramic Tile Limited, including the sale of certain assets to a nationwide retailer
  • Acted as conflicts counsel to the joint administrators of a £500m portfolio of Hilton hotels
  • Acted for the FSCS as representative creditor in the High Court and Court of Appeal hearings relating to the implementation of a CVA
  • Acted for FRP Advisory as joint administrators
  • Acted for Agent Provocateur in connection with its pre-pack administration sale and the subsequent wind down and restructuring of the group’s international business located across 19 countries
  • Acted for a lender in connection with a debt and equity restructuring of a UK energy from waste power project
  • Advised an investor in connection with a £60m debt and equity restructuring of a UK manufacturer including a £27.5m new money facility
  • Advised a number of institutional landlords on issues relating to recent CVAs proposed by New Look, Mothercare, Carluccios and House of Fraser

What others say...

Clients say he is 'very knowledgeable and very insightful on a number of complex business issues.'
Chambers 2019