Expertise

Andrew Pettinger is a Partner in our Infrastructure, Projects & Energy team. Having worked for 8 years in corporate finance,  Andrew now regularly advises the public and private sectors on major joint ventures, partnerships, regeneration and infrastructure projects, and their service and supply arrangements. He is an exceptionally skilled commercial lawyer specialising in transactions spanning the public/private divide. He has a sound understanding of public law, including powers, procurement and state aid, and applies this in the structuring and delivery of projects of all types.  The following illustrates the range and breadth of his experience:

  • Advising Transport for London and other major UK infrastructure providers on a significant number of high value IT and physical infrastructure  schemes.
  • Leading our advice on over 50  structured PPP schemes, including Building Schools for the Future, NHS LIFT, and  PFI transactions, covering all of the education, health, waste, street scene, energy and transport sectors.
  • Co-leading our national roll out of 37 "independent Sector Treatment Schemes" schemes for the Department of Health, a major initiative to reduce waiting times in the NHS.
  • Acting (on a part time basis whilst also undertaking his day to day activities as a partner of Addleshaw Goddard), as Interim Chief Executive of Lancashire Enterprise Partnership in the 2019/2020 financial year.
  • Acting on a large number of joint ventures and partnerships, including for the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, a large number of Local Authorities and NHS Trusts, and many private sector contractor, including Capita and Serco.
Publications
  • Andrew contributes to and authors a chapter in Hann's Local Authorities Companies and Partnerships publication.
Year Qualified
  • 1995
Languages
  • French - basic command
Education
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, Common Professional Examination and Finals - Law, 1991 – 1993
  • University of Manchester, Bachelor of Arts (BA) - History, 1988 – 1991
Professional Memberships
  • A Trustee of Pennine Academy Trust
  • A co-opted Board Member of Lancashire Enterprise Partnership
  • Junior Co-ordinator and vice chairman of Nelson Cricket Club, having managed several junior cricket teams over the last 10 Years.  For 5 years he also managed junior teams at Barrowford Celtic Football Club.