Andrew is a highly experienced Corporate lawyer specialising in private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance transactions, including the establishment of investment funds, public and private fund raising, venture capital and private equity investments, takeovers, mergers, reconstructions, and joint ventures.
As a Member of the Law Society’s standing committee on company law for 15 years, Andrew led various Law Society working parties involved in responding to DTI and other consultation documents and was actively involved in the consultation process that culminated in the enactment of the Companies Act 2006. He also chaired working parties dealing with share capital issues and SMEs, and this role included regular meetings with the civil servants responsible for piloting the Bill through Parliament and advising on the specific drafting of the Act.
Recognised by Best Lawyers (UK) in the practice area of Corporate Finance Law 2017
Andrew Stilton of Keystone Law is praised for his ability to analyse a situation and “deliver a sensible structure” to sophisticated transactions.
Andrew was recommended in the Legal 500 2014 for Corporate M&A
Highly regarded by clients and peers, Andrew is described in the Chambers & Partners Directory as “measured and cerebral”, “recognised for his deft ability to rein in even the most difficult deals” and as someone who “can handle complex jobs in a thoroughly comprehensible way”.
Andrew authored Sale of Shares and Businesses – A Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions, first published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2006 (third edition 2012), and which is used in many jurisdictions throughout the world.
|2014||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|1979-2014||SGH Martineau | Trainee Solicitor, Solicitor, then Partner|
|1981||Qualified as a Solicitor|