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Andrew Millar

Andrew Millar

Partner

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  • Corporate

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Profile

Andrew is a corporate partner whose clients include public and private companies, investors and management teams.

Andrew has extensive experience of running local and cross border transactions and client relationships. He is experienced in helping his clients to identify, prepare for and resolve their legal issues, whether through the provision of company law advice or in leading companies, from technology start-ups to listed companies, through complex corporate transactions.

Andrew’s particular expertise covers company law advice, mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets transactions, takeovers and group reorganisations. Recent transactions include:

  • advising Datix on its acquisition of a business from Health Matrix;
  • advising LDC on sale of ByBox to Francisco Partners;
  • advising Ikon Science Limited on its sale to Great Hill Partners;
  • advising a local authority on its corporate joint venture to regenerate a housing estate which will involve the construction of circa 2,500 new homes;
  • advising AMR Centre Limited on a fund raising;
  • advising Gaist Holdings Limited on its investment from BGF; and
  • advising the sellers of Verpihy Limited on its sale to Davies Group.

Andrew joined Shoosmiths as a partner in 2017. Prior to that he was a partner in both Squire Sanders and Brabners. Andrew trained and qualified at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) in the City, where he worked for a further six years after qualifying in 1998.

Education

MA Law - St John’s College, University of Cambridge
Articles

Directors’ Duties in the Shadow of COVID-19
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2020

In the shadow of COVID-19, company directors are having to take decisions at speed across a range of issues. The government is encouraging companies to help re-open the economy by bringing staff back to their work places. This challenge, alongside others that directors face, must be met against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, the end of the furlough scheme and planning for the repayment of government loans...

Directors’ Duties in the Shadow of COVID-19
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2020

In the shadow of COVID-19, company directors are having to take decisions at speed across a range of issues. The government is encouraging companies to help re-open the economy by bringing staff back to their work places. This challenge, alongside others that directors face, must be met against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, the end of the furlough scheme and planning for the repayment of government loans...

Companies Will Need to Embrace Change in Order to Emerge Less Scathed from the Shadow of COVID-19
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020

How successfully a business emerges following this pandemic will depend to a great extent on how quickly it identifies and implements long term necessary changes. Nobody is yet clear what the post-Covid-19 world will look like. It is possible that things revert back to the way they were quicker than anyone imagines. That said, it is very difficult to imagine no lasting or consequential changes to the way we work or live...

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