Bio

Andrew Jowett is a partner in the Corporate and Regulatory BVI practice groups 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).

Chambers Global 2020 listed recommendations from Andrew’s clients, who noted him as “very responsive and knowledgeable,” adding: “He gets the deal done, is practical and always finds solutions.” In 2019 they acknowledged Andrew´s strong corporate finance expertise and good transactional abilities. In 2018 they recognised his commercially mindedness and described him as having a “very pragmatic, business-driven and solution-oriented approach”. He was recognised by Chambers Global 2016 with clients describing him as “very professional, crisp in his delivery and a pleasure to deal with.” IFLR1000, also notes Andrew as “highly regarded”.

Andrew was admitted in the British Virgin Islands in 2008 and admitted in England and Wales in 2006 (not practicing).

Andrew recently contributed the BVI chapter to the Chambers and Partners’ “Fintech 2018” guide.

Andrew is fluent in French and English.

 

Education:

 

College of Law, London (England)

Queens University (Canada)

“[Andrew] is very professional, crisp in his delivery and a pleasure to deal with.”

Chambers Global
2016

Updates

8 Jul 2020 | News

Appleby releases Offshore Data Protection Guide

Leading offshore law firm Appleby announces today it has launched an Offshore Data Protection Guide ...

2 Jul 2020 | News

Covid-19: Protecting Personal Data – the New Normal

One unanticipated consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the huge increase in the collection ...

19 Jun 2020 | News

Appleby partners with ‘Collision From Home’

Appleby is partnering with Collision, North America’s fastest-growing tech conference, to showcase...

4 Mar 2020 | Deals

Appleby advises Tether on the launch of Tether Gold

Leading offshore law firm Appleby recently advised Tether on the launch of Tether Gold.

18 Feb 2020 | News

BVI Joins EU Whitelist

On 18 February 2020, the European Council updated its list of ‘non-cooperative tax jurisdictions...

Contributors: Andrew Jowett
12 Feb 2020 | Analysis

Popular demand: Offshore incorporated and publicly listed

Did you know that there are over 300 offshore companies listed on the London Stock Exchange? Or that...

16 Oct 2019 | News

The Rules on Economic Substance in the British Virgin Islands.

The British Virgin Islands International Tax Authority (ITA) published the Rules on Economic Substan...

Contributors: David Clark, Andrew Jowett

Publications

8 Jul 2020 |

Appleby Offshore Data Protection Guide

With data protection laws in more than 120 countries around the world, personal data is now viewed a...

20 May 2020 |

Getting The Deal Through | BVI – Private Equity: Fund Formation

Private equity funds in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have historically favoured establishment as...

Contributors: Rebecca Jack
10 Apr 2019

Getting the Deal Through – Private Equity: Transactions

The non-prescriptive corporate legislation, tax-neutral status and stable regulatory environment hav...

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