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Andrew Thomas



Thomas Andrew
Andrew Thomas



Andrew is a partner in the Amsterdam office of Allen & Overy LLP and 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 Allen & Overy’s Global Banking Practice from 2016 to 2020 and Managing Partner of Allen & Overy’s Amsterdam office from 2009 to 2015.

"Wide skill set." (Chambers, 2021)

"A very experienced person who really takes care of us when it comes to negotiations." (Chambers, 2019)

"Excellent delivery of his work." (IFLR 1000, 2018)

"Andrew stands out as one of the best legal advisors for PE financings in the Benelux market. He has excellent commercial judgement." (IFLR 1000, 2018)

News & insights

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News: 19 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advising Zopa on its USD300 million fundraising led by Softbank Vision Fund 2

Allen & Overy is advising digital bank Zopa on its latest round of fundraising. The bank, which was the world’s first peer-to-peer lender and is one of the UK’s newest digital banks, has raised…

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Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2021

Green pass: the obligation of green certifications in the working environments

The measures on the obligation to possess Green Certification Covid-19 for employees in the public and private sectors taking effect from 15 October 2021.

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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Publications: 06 OCTOBER 2020

WHOA The new Dutch scheme

The available options to successfully restructure financially distressed, but viable businesses in the Netherlands are about to improve substantially as the Dutch Senate has approved the draft act on…

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Admitted as solicitor, Victoria, Australia, 1994

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004


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