Andrew Knight is a partner in Banking & Debt Finance. His practice focuses on international financial law in the context of asset-based lending, syndications, restructurings, loan and receivables finance book sales, secondary market transactions and distressed debt trading.
Andrew mainly represents banks and other lending institutions, especially asset-based lenders in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has particular expertise in negotiating, documenting and restructuring multijurisdictional credit facilities extended to transnational borrowers and groups including cross-border insolvencies and pre-packed exits.
Since 2007 Andrew has served pro bono as counsel-by-invitation to the Asset Based Lending Committee of the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA), which represents the interests of the UK’s leading asset-based lenders. In that capacity he leads ABFA's project to develop recommended forms of syndicated asset-based lending documentation for use by UK market participants. In 2009-2010 Andrew served as a member of the Supply Chain Finance Working Group established at the request of the Bank of England and chaired by the ACT. He also is a lecturer at the University of Nottingham Law School and a speaker at numerous legal and industry conferences in the UK and other countries.