Andrew Jolly > Slaughter and May > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Slaughter and May Offices
ONE BUNHILL ROW
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Corporate and commercial; mergers and acquisitions; capital markets; sport.
Partner specialising in a broad range of corporate and corporate finance work. His practice consists principally of acting for corporate clients on domestic and international corporate finance and M&A transactions, including acquisitions and disposals, mergers and public takeovers, equity capital markets transactions, joint ventures and restructurings. He also advises corporate clients generally on day-to-day company law and corporate governance matters and is listed in ‘Who’s Who Legal 2011’ for his work on corporate governance. Andrew is head of the sports law group at Slaughter and May, counting football as a specialist area.
Trained Slaughter and May; qualified 1999; associate 1999-2006; partner 2006.
Ellesmere Port Catholic High School; Trinity College, Oxford (1995 Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) degree, 2(1)); College of Law, Guildford (1996 CPE – Distinction; 1997 LPC-Distinction).
Sport, in particular football and cricket; spending time with family.
London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport
Slaughter and May‘s multi-disciplinary sports team stand out for its work on stadium construction and finance matters for Premier League clubs and event hosts, including the Birmingham Commonwealth Games and Arsenal FC. The magic circle firm is a go-to firm for big-ticket corporate transactions – it advised US businessman Shahid Khan on his bid for Wembley Stadium – while also handling other commercial matters such as media distribution deals, partnership and sponsorship agreements. The team’s work for football clubs also covers governance work, employment matters and ‘bet the company’ disputes. Practice head Andrew Jolly regularly handles major transactions as well as corporate governance reviews.
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- Finance > Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans
- Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- Risk advisory > Brexit
- Dispute resolution > Competition litigation
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax
- Human resources > Employee share schemes
- Corporate and commercial > EU and competition
- Insurance > Insurance: corporate and regulatory
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+
- Human resources > Pensions (non-contentious)
- Risk advisory > Regulatory investigations and corporate crime
- Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations
- Corporate and commercial > Commercial contracts
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation
- Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers
- Real estate > Commercial property: development
- Real estate > Commercial property: hotels and leisure
- Real estate > Commercial property: investment
- Finance > Corporate restructuring & insolvency
- Finance > Debt capital markets
- Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – mid-large cap
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Fintech
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms
- Finance > Structured products and securitisation
- Real estate > Commercial property: retail
- Finance > Derivatives (including commodities)
- Human resources > Employment: employers
- Real estate > Environment
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Investment fund formation and management > Listed funds
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Oil and gas
- Human resources > Pensions: dispute resolution
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
- Finance > Acquisition finance
- Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions – high-value deals (£250m+)
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport
- Insurance > Insurance and reinsurance litigation
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property
- Dispute resolution > International arbitration
- Real estate > Planning
- Real estate > Property finance
- Finance > Transport finance & leasing