Andrew is head of the Corporate and Finance team in Cardiff and is a highly experienced Solicitor who leads on some of the largest, most complex and high value corporate and private equity transactions in the Welsh market. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, banking and corporate finance, equity and debt investments, joint ventures and corporate governance issues.

Andrew has recently advised clients on transactions in the manufacturing, gaming, IT, healthcare, life sciences, financial services, retail, recruitment, leisure and food sectors. His key clients include Celsa, Novomatic, Business Growth Fund and Deloitte but he has a varied client base from large global corporates, private equity houses and venture capitalists, through to owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs and public sector organisations.

The Geldards’ Corporate team has enjoyed a Tier 1 ranking in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 legal directories for over 20 years. Andrew has also maintained a Tier 1 individual ranking in Chambers & Partners and has been recognised in the Legal 500’s “Hall of Fame”.

Andrew is a member of the Business Council of the Cardiff Capital Region and is heavily involved in helping to determine policy and structures to drive business growth in the region.

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What clients say

"Andrew is at the top of his game"

Legal 500 2024

"Andrew is one of the best corporate lawyers around."

Chambers & Partners 2024

"Andrew is my go-to person for any major commercial issue. He has a wide range of experience in high-value M&A activity and is able to anticipate likely outcomes and stumbling blocks."

Chambers & Partners 2023

"He always provides exceptional service with a calm approach."

Chambers & Partners 2023

"Provides responsive and considered advice. His experience enables him to read situations very well and he can predict where any problems may occur."

Legal 500 2022

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