Andrew Tzialli

Partner

Andrew Tzialli

Partner

Memberships
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • British Blockchain Association
  • Blockchain Association of Ireland
Education
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland (2018)
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales (2009)
  • Legal Practice Course, University of Law, Surrey, UK (2006)

Andrew is a partner specialising in venture capital and corporate technology matters and he advises on both English and Irish law.

He is head of the firm’s blockchain and crypto-asset group and jointly heads up the Philip Lee London office which opened in 2018 (along with fellow corporate partner Bernard McEvoy).

Andrew advises a broad range of clients from angel investors, venture capital funds and leading individuals involved in technology/media, to international corporations, SMEs and startups. Andrew primarily advises on corporate transactions, including private equity and venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate re-structuring and corporate finance.

Many of the transactional matters Andrew works on are for clients that are involved in disruptive technologies, including blockchain, gaming and eSports.

Andrew is recommended in the Legal 500 and Chambers Europe for his work in the corporate/ M&A sector and fintech. He joined Philip Lee from London media and technology firm, Sheridans.

Recent Work

      • Advised WALR Group on the acquisition of technology business QuenchTec.
      • Advised Veeqo on the sale of the group to Amazon Inc.
      • Advised JSM Group on the sale of the company to PE investor, Rutland Partners.
      • Advised retail tech start-up NearSt in raising seed funding from angel and institutional investors.
      • Advising Finboot on investment from global energy giant Repsol.
      • Acting for Veeqo in securing a series A investment from Octopus Ventures.

Andrew is a partner specialising in venture capital and corporate technology matters and he advises on both English and Irish law.

He is head of the firm’s blockchain and crypto-asset group and jointly heads up the Philip Lee London office which opened in 2018 (along with fellow corporate partner Bernard McEvoy).

Andrew advises a broad range of clients from angel investors, venture capital funds and leading individuals involved in technology/media, to international corporations, SMEs and startups. Andrew primarily advises on corporate transactions, including private equity and venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate re-structuring and corporate finance.

Many of the transactional matters Andrew works on are for clients that are involved in disruptive technologies, including blockchain, gaming and eSports.

Andrew is recommended in the Legal 500 and Chambers Europe for his work in the corporate/ M&A sector and fintech. He joined Philip Lee from London media and technology firm, Sheridans.

Recent Work

      • Advised WALR Group on the acquisition of technology business QuenchTec.
      • Advised Veeqo on the sale of the group to Amazon Inc.
      • Advised JSM Group on the sale of the company to PE investor, Rutland Partners.
      • Advised retail tech start-up NearSt in raising seed funding from angel and institutional investors.
      • Advising Finboot on investment from global energy giant Repsol.
      • Acting for Veeqo in securing a series A investment from Octopus Ventures.
Memberships
  • Law Society of Ireland
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • British Blockchain Association
  • Blockchain Association of Ireland
Education
  • Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland (2018)
  • Solicitor, Law Society of England and Wales (2009)
  • Legal Practice Course, University of Law, Surrey, UK (2006)

Andrew has shown on countless occasions that he has the skill set and aptitude to do what it takes to get even the most taxing of deals over the line.

Dr Arun Biswas, Chief Medical Officer, Symogen Limited, UK

Prompt to address all issues and is always available at such short notice to assist with our legal matters.

Legal 500

The 'exceptional' Andrew Tzialli.

Legal 500

Recent transactions and projects

Nomupay

Nomupay

A Philip Lee team led by Andrew Tzialli and Eoghan Doyle, with assistance from Tara O’Donoghue and Aoife McLoughlin, advised Dublin based fintech company, Nomupay, on the acquisition of UK based payment solutions company, Total Processing. The team at Philip Lee wish...

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Alpha Intelligence Capital

Alpha Intelligence Capital

Cork-based data security company Getvisibility has raised €10 million in a Series A funding round which was co-led by Alpha Intelligence Capital and Fortino Capital. Founded in 2018, Getvisibility uses artificial intelligence to manage clients’ data and enables them...

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News and insights

M&A Deals for 2023

M&A Deals for 2023

2023 was another record breaking year for our M&A team which has seen our rankings in the Mergermarket report on the Irish M&A market strongly rise again. Those rankings show that we continue to gain market share in the large complex transactions both in terms...

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Is the start of the next crypto “boom” upon us?

Is the start of the next crypto “boom” upon us?

Key Contacts: Andrew Tzialli - Partner Whilst the bulk of my working day as a lawyer is spent advising on venture capital/private equity investments and acquisitions, advising companies involved in crypto has been part of my practice for around 10 years. For the...

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