Andrew is a highly regarded tax practitioner operating primarily in South Africa and Africa. He is a lawyer by training and specialises in tax and transactional structuring solutions.
His tax experience covers a broad range of transactions, with an emphasis on tax advisory relevant to the cross-border, banking and mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, upstream and downstream advisory for funds and black economic empowerment funds.
Andrew has significant tax litigation experience, and he has excellent relationships with numerous South African regulators.
In the banking and financial service industries, Andrew has advised various financial institutions on financing transactions including project finance, structured finance and preference shares.
He is specialised regarding the tax considerations applicable to advising on the structuring of derivatives, financial instruments and other structured products.
He was head of tax at a large multinational law firm until 2018. He is ranked by global legal directories in Tax; Band 2, Tax, South Africa, Chambers 2021, and Recognized as the Best Tax Lawyer in Johannesburg by Best Lawyers, 2020 - 2021.