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Slaughter and May

Living Wage
Work 020 7600 1200
Fax 020 7090 5000
Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London

Andrew Johnson

Work 020 7600 1200
Slaughter and May

Work Department

Corporate and commercial/finance


Partner with a broad financing, infrastructure and oil and gas practice. His financing experience is wide ranging and includes project finance, asset finance and leasing (aircraft, ships, and other capital assets), structured finance and derivatives.


Articled Slaughter and May; qualified 1987, partner 1995.


Hazel Grove County High School; Nottingham University (LLB); Bristol University (LLM).

London: Finance

Asset finance and leasing

Within: Asset finance and leasing

Although it lacks a discrete asset finance offering, numerous practitioners within Slaughter and May's banking and finance team handle financing work in the transportation sector. Robert Byk regularly advises Orient Overseas (one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation and logistics companies) on its ship financing arrangements – these include frequent financings for significant container vessels and also structured finance relating to leasing and other arrangements. Andrew Johnson is also recommended and regularly handles finance and leasing work for British Airways, First Reserve and Rolls-Royce.

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