Andrew Tubb > Birketts LLP > Ipswich, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP
Providence House
141-145 Princes Street

Work Department

Corporate and commercial, Banking and finance




Andrew joined Birketts from a City law firm in November 2010 and is a Legal Director in our Corporate Finance and Banking Teams.

Andrew is experienced in a wide range of banking and finance transactions and acts for a variety of banking clients as well as various borrower clients. His experience includes real estate finance, including development finance and property investment finance, asset based lending, acquisition / MBO financing and refinancing. Andrew regularly deals with cross border financings for many of his banking clients.

Andrew’s corporate finance practice involves acquisitions, disposals, MBOs and reorganisations (including international transactions) acting for sellers, buyers and other investors. Over the last five years he has developed a particular niche in regard to the acquisition and sale of Lloyd’s limited liability vehicles, either via LLPs or limited companies known as NameCo’s. Andrew also has experience of structuring and negotiating investment and joint venture agreements.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Finance > Banking and finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Andrew TubbBirketts LLP

The banking and finance practice at Birketts LLP is known for its ‘high integrity and cooperation‘, and it is a key adviser to well-known institutional lenders, among them HSBC, Lloyds Bank and Santander. Recognised as a go-to regional firm for banking and finance work, it also advises a growing roster of alternative lenders including OakNorth Bank. Alex Schaafsma, who is ‘highly experienced and able to cut through the legal challenges in a timely manner‘, now leads the practice from Cambridge, where James Allen is a key adviser on banking matters, particular in regard to the financing of mobile home parks. Senior associate Kathryn Palmer is’ excellent in driving the process over the line‘. Partner Andrew Tubb in Ipswich also plays a key role in corporate finance and banking matters.

East Anglia > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in East Anglia

(Next Generation Partners)

Andrew TubbBirketts LLP

Birketts LLP has a six-partner corporate and commercial practice in its Ipswich office, making it the largest team in Suffolk. ‘The advice is good at the level we need and is adapted to clients’ needs‘, remarks one client. The firm acts for a diverse mix of local businesses and national organisations across a wide range of sectors, among them leisure, manufacturing, insurance, pharmaceuticals and construction. Corporate finance, M&A and private equity partner Alexandra Nelson leads the practice. Senior partner James Austin handles commercial contracts and transactional work. Mark Gipson is ‘always available and goes that extra mile‘. Finance specialist Andrew Tubb is ‘highly professional, dedicated and takes the right approach to get deals done‘. Employee incentives partner Lisa Hayward and senior associate Emma Bysouth are also recommended.