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Andrew Ballheimer

Managing Partner

London

Ballheimer Andrew
Andrew Ballheimer

Managing Partner

London

Andrew is the Global Managing Partner of Allen & Overy LLP.  Prior to his appointment, he was the Global Co-Head of the Corporate practice from 2010 to 2016.  Andrew is based in the London office and has previously worked in New York for nine years and Tokyo for two years.  Andrew specialises in public and private M&A and ECM transactions and has broad experience in complex, multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions throughout Western and Eastern Europe, the U.S., Latin America and Asia.

"Andrew Ballheimer is ‘one of the smartest and most resourceful M&A lawyers around’." Legal 500 UK 2013 (Corporate and Commercial)

 

News & insights

News: 02 DECEMBER 2019

Andrew Ballheimer to step down from Global Managing Partner role in 2020

Allen & Overy today announced that Andrew Ballheimer has decided to step down as Global Managing Partner at the end of his current term on 30 April 2020 and retire from the firm, after 35 years in private practice including 15 years in senior management roles at A&O.

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MaameYaa Kwafo-Akoto named Rising Star at British Legal Awards 2019

News: 25 NOVEMBER 2019

MaameYaa Kwafo-Akoto named Rising Star at British Legal Awards 2019

A host of Allen & Overy talent was recognised at the British Legal Awards 2019 which took place in London on Thursday 21 November.

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A 90% reduction in the number of children in orphanges

Publications: 28 OCTOBER 2019

A 90% reduction in the number of children in orphanages

Managing partner Andrew Ballheimer and the A&O team report back in the second video from Romania

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Annual report - Wim and Andrew

Publications: 20 SEPTEMBER 2019

In review 2019: Strong financial performance underpins year of growth and innovation

We made strong progress in the year to 30 April 2019. That performance results from long-term investments over many years on behalf of our clients – in our international network, talented people, inclusive culture and innovative ways of delivering legal services.  

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1987

Academic

BA (Hons), Law, Cambridge University, 1983

MA, Cambridge University, 1987

Published work

  • The Legal Framework of the Securities Industry in the European Community under the 1992 Programme', Columbia Journal of Transnational Law.
  • 'Exemptions for Institutional Investors or Concepts of Non-public Offerings: a Comparative Study', published by the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Business Law, with David Reid.