Areas of Expertise
Andrew advises charities and Registered Providers on commercial transactions and governance issues. These include:
- Joint ventures, including property JV with developers.
- Buying and selling care homes.
- Buying and selling companies and businesses.
- Drafting constitutions.
- Dealing with conflicts of interest.
In addition, Andrew acts for a number of private companies on a broad range of issues, including buying and selling companies and businesses and private equity funds on investment transactions.
Prior to becoming a partner at Devonshires in 2003, Andrew was a partner at CMS Cameron McKenna which he joined after leaving Morgan Grenfell & Co Limited, an investment bank.
Andrew regularly writes for the firm’s newsletters.
“Recommended and particularly noted for his regulatory expertise Charities and not-for-profit” Legal 500
“Andrew Crawford has a notable charities focus at Devonshires, which has particular expertise in regulatory issues.” Legal 500
Andrew frequently delivers bespoke workshops for clients on joint ventures and other legal issues.
Andrew received his LLB from the Exeter University.
Andrew is a member of the Charity Law Association, the City of London Law Society Commercial and the Law Sub-Committee.
Acting for London & Quadrant Housing Trust on their investment in several joint ventures with private sector developers which involved understanding the commercial priorities of both parties.
Advising Speciality European Pharma Limited on the funding of the acquisition of a Danish Group of Companies.
Acting for Advent Life Sciences on its investments in various life sciences companies.