Andrew Munro

Managing Associate Guernsey
Andrew Munro
With his guidance on approach we avoided the need for a lengthy debate Client feedback, 2019


Andrew’s practice covers a wide variety of corporate matters, finance, investment funds, regulatory, restructuring and competition. Recent work has included M&A, competition and regulatory advice for a number of fiduciary businesses in Guernsey; assisting Deutsche Bank in their successful competition application with GCRA and advising IEG on the first ever electricity licence granted in Guernsey outside of the States owned utilities.

Areas of expertise

Laws practised

  • Guernsey law
  • Background & experience

    Andrew has been involved in many noteworthy transactions including the £5billion acquisition of Friends Life by Aviva in 2015 by way of a Guernsey court sanctioned scheme of arrangement, the redomiciliation of Assura Group’s business by way of Guernsey court sanctioned scheme of arrangement in 2015, the acquisition of Schroders’ Guernsey administration business by JP Morgan, the purchase of strategic assets such as the local ferry company by a large investment fund, transactions involving significant landmark commercial properties in London and the establishment of major investment funds.

    Andrew worked on the establishment of one of the first limited liability partnerships in Guernsey in 2014 and has recently advised DP Aircraft 1 Limited in relation to the acquisition of two Boeing 787-8 aircraft to be leased to Thai Airways and the related financing and advised the Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited in connection with its acquisition of Legis Group’s Guernsey based trust and corporate services business.

    Before Ogier split from its administration business Andrew spent time as a director in that business and sat on various fund boards (including AIM listed vehicles and regulated general partners) as well as POI licensee advisory boards in the private equity, infrastructure and greentech fields.

    Andrew qualified as an English solicitor in 2003 and as a Guernsey Advocate in 2009. He was also admitted as a legal practitioner in Zimbabwe in 2001 and an attorney and counsellor at law in New York State in 2006. Prior to joining Ogier in 2004 Andrew worked at Gill, Godlonton and Gerrans in Harare and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and Amsterdam. Andrew is a member of the Guernsey International Lawyers Association and a former member of the Guernsey Investment Funds Association’s administrators’ sub-committee.

    Admitted in:
    2009 - Guernsey
    2006 - New York State
    2003 - England & Wales
    2001 - Zimbabwe

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  • Recognition

    With his guidance on approach we avoided the need for a lengthy debate Client feedback, 2019
    Rising star IFLR 1000 2019
    Rising star IFLR 1000 2018
    I have always found Andrew Munro to be superb. Client feedback 2018
    He is just so switched on and articulate. He understands the problem and looks at it in different ways. He also understands what the other party would be looking for and where they could challenge us. Client feedback, 2018
    It was the quality and responsiveness of Andrew Munro's work Client feedback 2015
    They had a good grasp of the problem and they delivered solutions in a very professional way. Client feedback