Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 2223

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


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 covers all aspects of lending and is a trade and export finance specialist. 

His practice covers the UK, Europe and emerging markets around the world, particularly Africa and the CIS. He represents lenders and borrowers, with a particular focus on lending by multilateral organisations and development banks.

Andrew has been at Hogan Lovells since 1993 and a partner since 2002. He spent nine years with the firm in Hong Kong and Singapore, before returning to the London office in 2007. He is also chairman of the firm's international legal opinions committee.

Awards and recognitions


Trade Finance, Hall of Fame
Legal 500 UK


Commodities: Trade Finance, Leading Individual
Chambers UK


Emerging Markets, Recommended Lawyer
Legal 500 UK

Education and admissions


The College of Law, Chester, 1992

University of Exeter, 1991

Related industries

Financial Institutions

Related areas of focus

Direct Lending

Related knowledge

Supply Chain Support

Representative experience

Acting for Natixis in a syndicated pre-export loan facility to Uralkali to finance exports of potash

Acting for IFC in a secured loan financing to Trans-Oil a vegetable oil producer in Moldova

Acting on factoring, supply chain financing and receivable purchase transactions for banks such as Citibank, JPMorgan, Mizuho and a major financial institution including true sale legal opinions

Advising LME Clear (the London based clearing house for the London Metal Exchange) on the member margin collateral elements

Acting for Natixis in a syndicated borrowing base loan facility to Kernel to finance their grain business in the Ukraine

Advising Afreximbank on a syndicated oil reserves based loan facility to Eroton, a producer of oil and gas in Nigeria

Acting for Afreximbank on a syndicated loan financing to Smile Communications to finance their mobile telecoms business in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and the DRC

Acting on various loan financings for multilaterals and DFIs such as Afreximbank, IFC, EIB and FMO

Advising various banks on their asset distribution arrangements including true sale opinions and CRR capital treatment, such as Citibank and Lloyds

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