Andrew Rimmington > Mishcon de Reya LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Mishcon de Reya LLP

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Andrew is a Partner in the Corporate department and a recognised expert in international cross border M&A and private equity transactions. His work embraces a wide range of industries but has a particular focus in financial technology, software and e-commerce, recruitment, real estate and automotive industries. He works with wide range of business types from successful entrepreneurs to multinational corporations.

Andrew regularly represents clients who specialise in financial technology, software, SaaS, IaaS and other high tech services, communication services companies, private equity firms and financial institutions.

He also has a proven track record of working with multinational clients and acting as a “trusted adviser” in relation to transactions in multiple jurisdictions including divestitures, recapitalisations, joint ventures and strategic alliances, venture capital and private equity transactions (including management buyouts and minority investments) and acting for management teams.


Trained Nabarro Nathanson; qualified 1994; solicitor, Nabarro Nathanson; associate, Dorsey & Whitney LLP; partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP; partner, Mishcon de Reya 2011.


Nottingham Law School (LLB Hons; Law Society Finals (Part II), distinction).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m

Mishcon de Reya LLP attracts considerable praise from clients for its  ‘professional, commercial and practical’ representation in cross-border private M&A. The corporate practice is led by Kevin McCarthy, a specialist in mid-market tech deals.  A host of private company founders and owners – particularly in the recruitment services sector – turn to Nick Davis for assistance in corporate transactions, whereas Andrew Rimmington is best known for his expertise in fintech, e-commerce, and the automotive industry. Managing associate James Paterson is recommended for his ‘exceptional’ advice in private equity-driven M&A.

London > Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)

(Leading individuals)

Andrew RimmingtonMishcon de Reya LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP is best-known for its work advising management teams on transactions involving private equity, including exits to PE houses, PE-backed management buyouts and secondary buyouts. The practice also frequently acts for management teams and institutional investors on sales. Nadim Meer leads the team and is ‘calm and knowledgeable’, with Andrew Rimmington also active in this space.

London > Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure

The key figures in Mishcon de Reya LLP‘s hotels group are Lewis Cohen, a franchising specialist who heads up the commercial, technology, data and sport division within the firm’s innovation department, and corporate partner Andrew Rimmington, whose specialism is M&A and private equity transactions in the hotel sector. The firm has a strong track record of work on major hotel deals, advising on leases, management arrangements, mergers, joint ventures and complex finance matters.