Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor

Partner
London

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2223

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

“Andrew is very professional, a good negotiator and gets deals done. He’s an excellent transactional lawyer."

Chambers UK, 2021

Andrew Taylor is a banking partner based in London. He has a broad finance practice, acting for banks, national and multilateral DFIs, government, clearing houses and corporates.  

A significant part of Andrew’s practice is trade and commodities financing, and emerging markets lending in general. He leads our global Trade and Export Finance practice which has been consistently ranked in Band 1 by the leading UK legal directories Chambers and Legal 500 for over 15 years. 

Andrew is chairman of our firm's international legal opinions committee.  Andrew joined Hogan Lovells in 1993 as a trainee solicitor, and has been a partner at the firm since 2002.

Awards and recognitions

2022

Trade Finance, Hall of Fame
Legal 500 UK

2021

Commodities: Trade Finance, Leading Individual
Chambers UK

2022

Emerging Markets, Recommended Lawyer
Legal 500 UK

Education and admissions

Education

The College of Law, Chester, 1992

University of Exeter, 1991

Related knowledge

Supply Chain Support

Representative experience

European Commission on its EFSD and EFSD+ guarantee programmes - developing and negotiating master guarantee issuance facilities for DFIs including EIB, IFC, EBRD, FMO, AFD and Proparco

Taulia Inc. on setting up its innovative supply chain financing platform where securities are issued to purchase receivables supported by irrevocable payment undertakings issued by buyers  

Afreximbank on a secured syndicated reserve based lending (RBL) loan facility to Eroton, a Nigerian oil and gas producer and exporter

Jaguar Land Rover on aspects of their bond programmes as well as certain other treasury and financing matters 

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and Norfund on a syndicated receivables-backed financing to d.light Kenya to finance the supply of solar home systems in Kenya

Afreximbank and the senior lenders on the restructuring of a secured, pan-African syndicated loan facility to an African mobile telephone company

UK Export Finance (UKEF) on developing two new master guarantee facilities to be given to UK banks and other types of financial institutions to support UK exporters and exports

US investment bank on its customer account terms and conditions, and developing a new template account control agreement

Pension trustees and corporates in relation to the guarantee and collateral aspects of their pension funds

Trading of LME metal and warrants

 

Distribution of assets by banks using funded or unfunded risk participations, whether with day one title transfer or later elevation (including using the 2018 BAFT MPA template)

Managing a multilateral development financial institution's project to transition away from USD LIBOR to SOFR based risk free rates  

Providing various banks with CRR article 194 enforceability opinions and other CRR eligible credit protection analysis

Corporates and banks on factoring/invoice discounting and reverse factoring/supply chain finance (SCF) including providing true sale opinions

Developing bank template documents in the area of trade finance, factoring and SCF 

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