Andrew Jowett is a Group Partner in the Corporate and Regulatory BVI practice groups and of the Jersey office at Appleby. Andrew has extensive experience in corporate, banking and finance, and capital markets transactions, with particular emphasis on clients in the mining, oil and gas, energy, and natural resources sectors.
Andrew’s corporate practice involves advising a range of clients from large blue chip listed companies to small private companies on multi-jurisdictional mergers & acquisitions, public takeovers, IPOs, private placements, corporate reorganisations, joint venture arrangements, continuations, voluntary liquidations, shareholder rights, corporate governance, and directors’ duties. Andrew’s banking and finance practice involves advising both large financial institutions and corporate borrower groups in relation to acquisition finance, asset finance, debt restructuring, security enforcement, insolvency, real estate finance, and project finance.
Andrew´s regulatory practice involves advising on fund formation, investment business and money services licensing, FinTech and blockchain start-ups and joint ventures, and initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Andrew has been consistently recognised across international legal rankings, most recently praised for his “commercial savvy, leadership and responsiveness.” (Chambers Global 2021 – Band 1, Offshore: Global FinTech).
Other notable recognitions include:
“Andrew Jowett provides consistently excellent service. He is a pleasure to work with and I recommend him without hesitation.” (Legal500 2021);
“very responsive and knowledgeable,” (Chambers Global 2020);
“He gets the deal done, is practical and always finds solutions.” (Chambers Global 2020);
“very pragmatic, business-driven and solution-oriented approach” (Chambers Global 2018);
“very professional, crisp in his delivery and a pleasure to deal with” (Chambers Global 2016);
“Highly regarded” (IFLR 2018-2020)
Andrew was admitted in the British Virgin Islands in 2008 and admitted in England and Wales in 2006 (not practicing). He is fluent in French and English.
College of Law, London (England)
Queens University (Canada)
“[Andrew] is very professional, crisp in his delivery and a pleasure to deal with.”