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Mr Andrew Ley
Andrew is a leading corporate lawyer who focusses on working closely with the entrepreneurial owners and management teams of, and investors in, high growth companies. He leads the firm’s food and drink and capital markets teams in Scotland, providing advice on fundraising, growth by acquisition, strategic relationships, contracts, joint ventures and exits. The exits include public and private company mergers and acquisitions, management buyouts and capital markets flotations. Andrew is a highly pro-active business developer with a track record of creating opportunities for clients and intermediaries. Clients comment ‘Andrew Ley is technically brilliant’ and Andrew has a ‘fantastic capacity to grasp the vitally important aspects of the deal and help parties get the very best outcome possible’.
Trained Henderson Boyd Jackson; solicitor HBJ Gateley 2000-02, associate 2002-05, partner 2005 to date; director Par Equity LLP (non-executive).
Law Society of Scotland.
Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh; University of Dundee (1997 LLB Hons; 1998 DipLP); University of Leiden, Netherlands.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Addleshaw Goddard’s Scots corporate team handles M&A, private equity deals and equity capital markets matters for clients across a wide range of industries, including technology, healthcare and life sciences, real estate and energy. Practice head David Kirchin handles both corporate and banking work, and counts leading UK banks and private equity investors among his client base. Andrew Ley is particularly active in the retail and food and drink sectors, and is adept at handling fundraisings, acquisitions and joint ventures.
- Leading individuals - Scotland > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow - Scotland > Corporate and commercial
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Finance > Banking and finance
- Real estate > Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Energy (excluding oil and gas)
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms
- Real estate > Social housing
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation
- Real estate > Construction
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in Scotland
- Dispute resolution > Debt recovery
- Real estate > Planning
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Employment > Employment