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Andrew Marshall

Counsel & Head of Global Banking Training


Andrew Marshall
Andrew Marshall

Counsel & Head of Global Banking Training


Andrew is a counsel at Allen & Overy who leads the firm’s global banking training programme.

He delivers and manages training on technical banking topics, core contract law principles and professional business skills to Allen & Overy’s clients and lawyers around the world. He is widely regarded by those who’ve attended his training as having a unique ability to make complex issues both practical and engaging in any culture or business environment.

Andrew has more than 20 years’ experience with a wide range of financial products. This includes:

  • loan financing across the credit spectrum (from investment grade lending to leveraged finance);
  • using different methods to finance specific assets (from real estate to ships and airplanes); and
  • advising on distressed debt scenarios and cross-border restructuring & insolvency situations.

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Publications: 11 March 2022

Webinar: New European restructuring laws: will they work cross-border?

As the new compromise proceedings in the UK, The Netherlands and Germany bed down, our panel of leading experts cut through the legal technicalities of the three proceedings and discuss their merits…

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Admitted as a Solicitor (Ireland), 2020

Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2004

Admitted as a Solicitor (New Zealand), 2004

Admitted as a Solicitor (High Court of Australia), 2002

Admitted as a Solicitor (Melbourne, Australia), 2002


BCL, Law, University of Oxford, 2007

LLB, Law, University of Adelaide 2000

BA, History & Classical Studies, University of Adelaide 2000

Other noteworthy experience

Andrew has a particular interest in English contract law and how it differs from other laws around the world. He regularly teaches clients and colleagues about key business skills including:

  • writing and legal drafting;
  • influencing and negotiating; and
  • delivering outstanding presentations.

Published work

  • “Is ‘due and payable’ a magic phrase?” (2007) 15(2) “Insolvency Law Journal”, Australia: Thomson Reuters
  • “Less is more: overcoming lawyers’ resistance to plain English” (2007) 81(4) “Law Institute Journal”, Melbourne: Law Institute of Victoria
  • “How can a lessor stop a lessee’s administrator running its property into the ground?” (2006) 14(2) “Insolvency Law Journal”, Australia: Thomson Reuters
  • “Do treasury companies in corporate groups need a financial services licence?” (2004) 3 “Financial Services Newsletter” (4) 56 & (5) 72, Australia: LexisNexis