Mr Andrew Ley > Addleshaw Goddard > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard
EXCHANGE TOWER
19 CANNING STREET
EDINBURGH
EH3 8EH
Scotland
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Work Department

Corporate.

Position

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’.

Career

Trained Henderson Boyd Jackson; solicitor HBJ Gateley 2000-02, associate 2002-05, partner 2005 to date; director Par Equity LLP (non-executive).

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh; University of Dundee (1997 LLB Hons; 1998 DipLP); University of Leiden, Netherlands.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow

(Leading individuals)

Andrew LeyAddleshaw Goddard

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.