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Andrew Coats

Andrew Coats


Andrew Coats

Andrew Coats specialises in advising financial institutions and issuers on a broad range of structured finance products, including repackaging programmes, derivatives, structured securities and retail-targeted securities offerings.  

Andrew regularly advises clients on both privately-placed and listed or publicly-offered securities issues and on related requirements under the Prospectus Directive. His practice has long involved the emerging markets.

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Career and qualifications

  • St John's College, Oxford University (BA, Jurisprudence)
  • Joined Clifford Chance London 1990
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1990
  • Associate lawyer in New York office of Clifford Chance 1991
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 1995
  • Partner since 1998

Awards and citations

  • Finance Team of the Year 2013
    Legal Business Awards 2013
  • Sources appreciate Andrew Coats's "reassuring presence in meetings and difficult negotiations." He is further praised for his consistency in providing a stellar service to his clients. Deutsche Bank recently engaged him to act on a longevity swap involving up to £3 billion of pension fund liabilities.
    Chambers UK 2013