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Addleshaw Goddard

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Andy McVeigh

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Addleshaw Goddard

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Andrew heads up the London construction team and regularly leads cross-disciplinary teams on substantial development finance and project finance deals. He advises clients from the public sector, to developers, retailers, financiers, contractors, members of the professional team and mixed consortia on the drafting, negotiation and approval of the full suite of development agreements, project documents, construction contracts, major projects contracts, and partnering projects. Andrew also advises on methods of procurement, standardisation and contractor incentivisation schemes and takes particular pride in trying to broker solutions to alleviate entrenched negotiations. Andrew has particular expertise in acting for PPP’s, joint venture partners and developers especially in relation to education, housing and regeneration, offices and retail, investment portfolios and health. Andrew heads up the Student Accommodation sector and is one of the lead partners for the firm’s sector focus on industrials. He is the client relationship partner for Volkswagen, Pramerica, ULiving, Rocket Investments, Mount Anvil, McLaren and the University Partnership Programme. He also advises Associated British Foods on all of their construction-related activity worldwide and (amongst others) Travelodge, Sainsbury’s, Diageo, Fulcrum Infrastructure, Barclays, Britvic, RBS, Nationwide and Lloyds Bank on their construction-related activity.


Trained Richards Butler; qualified 2000; Richards Butler 2000-03; Addleshaw Booth (now Addleshaw Goddard) 2003-07; managing associate Addleshaw Goddard 2007-09; partner 2009.


Cranleigh School, Cranleigh; Imperial Wye College, London University (Business Studies 2:1).


Rugby, Tennis, squash, skiing, travelling.

London: Real estate


Within: Construction

Addleshaw Goddard is ‘excellent for strategy, negotiation and quick responses.’ Andy McVeigh and the ‘excellent and smartJonathan Tattersall jointly lead the construction team. McVeigh heads the London construction team, specialising in residential development and student accommodation, where he continues to advise UPP on all of its student accommodation schemes; recent instructions include closing a £160m transaction with the University of Hull for the development and operation of 12 new student accommodation blocks. Julia Court joined the team from King & Wood Mallesons, and has been advising on infrastructure, early works contracts and construction issues relating to the Battersea Power Station £8bn redevelopment. Nancy McGuire is advising on the refurbishment of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO world heritage site and Grade 1 listed building. In the transactional space, Luke Baines has international experience includes working in Western Australia on major energy and resources projects, such as providing the construction documentation for a AUS$7bn iron ore mine and a US$34bn LNG project. Associate Keith Browne works for a number of the firm’s key clients, such as Britvic, ABF, Nationwide and Travelodge, providing advice on both civil and engineering projects, as well as PPP schemes. The transactional team also acts on some of the largest PFI disputes in the UK, being particularly strong in healthcare PFI, acting on the Peterborough (JLIF and Infrared), Norfolk & Norwich, Birmingham, Central Manchester, Newcastle, Middlesbrough and Liverpool hospital disputes.

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