Andrew specialises exclusively in turnaround and insolvency matters; including advising banks, asset based lenders, boards of directors, insolvency practitioners, debtors and other creditors on all matters arising where insolvency is likely unless action is taken by restructuring or where a formal insolvency is imminent or has occurred.
- Acted for a client in purchasing the business and assets of a producer of confectionary in Bradford. Our team advised on the sale and purchase agreement and various licences to occupy the properties.
- Advised international total facilities management provider, OCS Group, on a major restructuring deal which saved more than 500 jobs at EDS Group.
- Advised on the CVA of Travel Lodge including the application of the vertical and horizontal tests.
- Advised on the security concerned in a Debt Purchase of £350m involving prime real estate in the City.
Leading Individual (Band 3) - Chambers & Partners, 2022
"Andrew Walker is one of the standout partners in bringing knowledge and advice in the areas of business recovery and insolvency. Andrew provides concise advice on matters that are often particularly challenging... [He is] very knowledgeable with a good commercial attitude" - Legal 500, 2022
"He is straight-talking and gets to the point quickly." - Chambers & Partners 2021 (Leading Individual - Band 3)
"Andrew Walker stands out as he is always helpful and knowledgeable. Irrespective of the size of business or experience of individuals, Andrew has a knack of being able to speak to them all on their level." - Legal 500, 2021
Sources say "He is very good and he's been in the Leeds market a long time. A clever guy and a good tactician" - Chambers & Partners 2017
"Andrew Walker is active on both contentious and non-contentious restructuring and insolvency matters." - Chambers & Partners 2016
Andrew Walker has "superior knowledge." - Legal 500 2014
Clients describe him as "very able" and "technically good." - Chambers & Partners 2014
Practice head Andrew Walker gives "sound legal advice underpinned by commercial knowledge." - Legal 500 2013