Andrew Meakin

Edinburgh Office
Andrew is a partner in our Banking and Finance team. His main focus is on debt finance, acting for UK clearing banks and UK and international lenders. He also has extensive experience in the sale and purchase of loan portfolios.

He has more than 25 years' experience of advising clearing banks, funds and other financial institutions, specialising in corporate debt financings and general bank advisory work. His debt finance experience covers a range of sectors including acquisition finance, real estate finance and debt restructuring and insolvency.


Membership & Awards
Law Society of Scotland

Business Expertise

In addition to advising on domestic transactions. Andrew has extensive experience acting as specialist Scottish counsel on large-scale cross border transactions alongside English and international law firms, recently advising on Scottish aspects of transactions including:

  • A Singapore debt restructuring for an international maritime group
  • The Canadian financing of a global fish-farming group
  • The transfer of a portfolio of Scottish local authority loans
  • The sale by a German vendor of its Scottish business

Over the last ten years he has also provided Scottish advice on several major loan portfolio sales for vendors and purchasers with clients including Deutsche Bank, Oaktree Capital Management and Kennedy Wilson.