Andrew Skipper

Head of Africa Practice, Hogan Lovells

United Kingdom

Having headed up the firm’s global Corporate practice for over 10 years, Andrew now leads Hogan Lovells’ Africa practice, overseeing one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial groups within the firm.

With his roots in commercial law, Andrew has and continues to act for a wide range of businesses, from sports to consumer, agribusiness, and pharmaceuticals. Most recently, this has involved him advising on complicated and sophisticated contracts across various countries in Africa, in addition to assisting multinational corporates all over the world.

As a partner in the Corporate Commercial practice, Andrew is renowned for his work and considered by clients as a ‘star…very calming influence…has the ability to crack through difficult negotiations’ in the Legal 500 2013. Clients often comment on how much they enjoy working with him, not only because of his excellent legal skills covering joint venture agreements, outsourcing, and supply and distribution arrangements, but also because of his problem-solving approach and down-to-earth manner.