Andrew Taylor > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP
B4 6AA

Work Department

Restructuring, Recoveries & Insolvency


Partner & Head of Restructuring


Andrew is a highly regarded and experienced restructuring lawyer.

Andrew is head of our restructuring, recoveries and insolvency team. He advises on all aspects of insolvency, with a slight bias towards contentious matters.

Andrew works with companies, insolvency practitioners and lenders on restructuring and turnaround options. He also advises on formal insolvency issues including the sales of assets and undertakings, validity of security/appointment, asset realisations, director’s conduct and antecedent transactions.

My aim is to always provide clients with a first class service, tailored to their goals.”

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West Midlands > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Leading individuals)

Andrew TaylorShakespeare Martineau LLP

Shakespeare Martineau LLP is instructed by insolvency practitioners, lenders and corporates for transactional, advisory and project matters, in addition to contentious affairs, and is particularly knowledgeable of the banking and financial services, energy and education sectors. The ‘highly technicalAndrew Taylor leads the department, running a broad workload which consists of restructuring and turnaround options and formal insolvency work such as asset sales and undertakings, validity of securities and directors’ conduct affairs; he is supported by Sheena Tandy, a legal director particularly knowledgeable of distressed asset sale, validity of appointment and security documentation matters.

East Midlands > Insurance > Professional negligence

Shakespeare Martineau LLP acts predominantly in claimant professional negligence matters for individuals and businesses on one-off instructions, for example against legal professionals, financial advisors, pension trustees and SIPP operators. The practice, headed nationally by Andrew Taylor from the Birmingham office, is said to ‘punch above its weight in this area of work‘. ‘Absolute starKendal Litherland heads the Nottingham office and specialises in highly complex claimant professional negligence claims and has recently acted in high-value claims against solicitors, specialist underpinning contractors an building contractors.