Andrew Thomas


Andrew is an English solicitor. 

Andrew specialises in cross-border debt restructuring, leveraged finance, syndicated lending and acquisition finance. He advises leading international and Dutch banks and funds, private equity firms and large corporates on a wide range of financing issues. Andrew has many years of experience in the European and Dutch markets and is able to negotiate and execute transactions both in English and in Dutch.

Andrew was previously Co-Head of the firm's Global Banking Practice from 2016 to 2020 and Managing Partner of the firm's Amsterdam office from 2009 to 2015. 

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Member, Law Society.
Wide skill set
Chambers, 2021



Admitted as solicitor, Victoria, Australia, 1994

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004


B. Com., LLB (Hons), The University of Melbourne, Victoria, 1992


Dutch, English
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