Andrew Hoad

Partner, Corporate Finance


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OFFICE: Crawley

01293 603654

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Corporate specialist with particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity, shareholder agreements and advising technology start ups

Andrew has a broad range of corporate experience gained initially with city law firms acting on disposals and acquisitions, advising public companies and joint ventures. This included advising clients on multi-jurisdictional deals, public to private transactions, AIM regulations and complex shareholder disputes.

He advises a large number of clients from the technology industry on disposing of their business, acquiring new companies or raising equity capital. He has a particular interest in new technologies, and has recently advised a number of clients who have been developing mobile phone and web based applications.

Andrew has established a strong following of owner managed businesses throughout Sussex and Surrey as well as a number of larger corporates based throughout the UK.

Areas of expertise

  • Private equity
  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Shareholder agreements
  • AIM companies
  • Corporate finance

In the real world … an enthusiastic and gradually less effective sportsman, Andrew plays football, cricket and golf whenever he can get away with it. He is also the Chairman of Dorkinians Football Club.

Year of qualification: 1996

What our clients say...

"They are excellent; on the ball, very good at responding and very flexible"

A client via Chambers and Partners 2016 - Corporate M&A

"They have great awareness of the local market and the issues facing our clients"

A client via Chambers and Partners 2015 - Banking and Finance

What the legal directories say...

asb law LLP’s ‘personal, professional and competitive’ team has a fine reputation in the market for M&A work, corporate restructurings and regulatory matters

Legal 500 2017

asb law LLP has 'strong levels of knowledge' and provides an 'excellent and meticulous service'.

Legal 500 2014 - Banking & Finance