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Andrew Trahair

Partner and Head of Advanced Delivery & Solutions


Trahair Andrew
Andrew Trahair

Partner and Head of Advanced Delivery & Solutions


Andrew is a partner and Head of Advanced Delivery & Solutions.  AD&S brings together all of our advanced resourcing and technology capabilities into a coherent and aligned team which is fully integrated with the firm's traditional practice.

This includes:

  • Client Solutions: aosphere, the Markets Innovation Group and A&O Consulting
  • Technology: Fuse, eDiscovery and the Legal Technology Group
  • Resourcing: Peerpoint, the Legal Services Centre (Belfast), the Project Management Office and Managed Services

Andrew was Co-head of our Global Banking practice from 2008 to 2016.

Andrew joined the firm in 1989 and became a partner in London in 1994.  In the early 2000s, he was based in our Singapore office and served as managing partner of that office prior to returning to our London office in 2004.

Andrew's broad banking and finance practice covers corporate lending, acquisition finance, project finance, workouts, restructurings and distressed debt transactions.  He advises financial institutions and corporations on major transactions worldwide.

News & insights

Publications: 04 DECEMBER 2019

IT and operational failures: financial services in the spotlight

There is unprecedented demand for and use of technology in the financial services sector.  However, greater reliance on technology brings with it increased levels of risk.  In particular, IT incidents and even brief disruptions to digital services may have a significant impact on clients and the markets.

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News: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Financing role for A&O on LVMH's acquisition of Tiffany & Co

Paris/New York: Allen & Overy has advised the banks on one of the largest deals ever in the luxury sector. A EUR15 billion equivalent loan facility is being used to finance the agreed acquisition by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (“LVMH”), the world’s leading luxury group, of Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) (“Tiffany”), the global luxury jeweller, making it one of this year's flagship deals in the European loan market.

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Middle East International Law Firm of the Year

News: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Chambers Middle East Awards 2019

A&O wins Middle East International Law Firm of the Year plus UAE Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year at the inaugural Chambers Middle East Awards.

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News: 13 SEPTEMBER 2019

A&O maintains top three position for a record-breaking 14th year at FT Innovative Lawyers Awards

A&O took third place at last night’s FT Innovative Lawyer Europe Awards 2019 - maintaining its top three position for a record-breaking 14 years. The firm also received significant commendations across nine different categories.

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Admitted as solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1987

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1991


BCom LLB, The University of New South Wales, 1986