Andrew McClean > Slaughter and May > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slaughter and May
ONE BUNHILL ROW
LONDON
EC1Y 8YY
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Corporate/financing.

Position

Partner. Andrew is Head of the firm’s Financing practice. He has a broad financing practice and regularly acts for a range of UK, French, German and other financial institutions and corporate borrowers as well as government entities. His principal areas of activity are syndicated bank lending (including acquisition finance), restructuring and rescheduling of various kinds of financings as well as structured finance.

Career

Articled Slaughter and May; qualified 1991; partner 1998; Frankfurt 1999-2003; Paris office 2003-10; head of finance stream 2014.

Languages

German, French.

Education

Campbell College, Belfast; Pembroke, Cambridge (1987 BA).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

Benefiting from a ‘deep and thorough understanding of the relevant bank documentation‘, Slaughter and May regularly advises the firm’s stellar roster of blue-chip corporates across their financing requirements, including for acquisition finance, as well as general corporate and working capital purposes. Matthew Tobin is ‘very experienced in loan agreements‘ and he employs this knowledge to good effect for corporate borrowers on investment grade debt. He recently advised AngloGold Ashanti on a new five-year multi-currency revolving credit facility with a syndicate of fourteen banks. Andrew McClean heads up the firm’s financing department and has vast experience, primarily for corporate borrowers (but also for some lender clients) on syndicated loan facilities. McClean’s recent work has included advice to Tata Steel on a €4.5bn facility.