Andrew Ward

Andrew Ward

Company & Commercial

Tel: 01216982200
Office: Birmingham

About Andrew Ward

Andrew is a corporate lawyer with experience in a number of areas including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, management buy outs, group reorganisations and EMI schemes. Andrew also has experience in franchise law having trained in a specialist franchise law firm.


Andrew’s particular areas of specialism include:

  • Business sales and acquisitions;
  • Management buyouts;
  • Private equity;
  • Corporate finance;
  • Shareholders’ agreements and articles of association;
  • Share option schemes;
  • Transaction structures;
  • Taking security;
  • Business reorganisations

With his experience working on business sales in a wide range of sectors, Andrew understands the challenges clients face in transactions and looks to ensure that a commercial approach is taken to negotiations.


Andrew also has experience in a number of commercial areas including:

  • General business terms and conditions;
  • Non-disclosure agreements;
  • Franchising;
  • Distribution agreements;
  • Software development agreements;
  • Intellectual property rights


Types of Law used

  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law

Career History

  • Associate Sydney Mitchell LLP
  • Continuum Corporate Lawyers LLP
  • Hamilton Pratt



University of Surrey – LLB Law

College of Law Bristol – Legal Practice Course


Interests and Hobbies

Interests in Food, Travel, Music, Football, Rugby and F1. In his spare time Andrew enjoys cooking, playing football, gym and running.

UK Top Tier Firm 2020 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2011 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer
The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme