Andrew Walker Director

Andrew is a director in the Corporate and Commercial team.

Andrew trained in the United Kingdom and relocated to Australia in 1998. Prior to joining KHQ, Andrew was a partner and team leader of the Melbourne Corporate Advisory practice at Mills Oakley, a mid tier firm.  Andrew also spent 5 years working for Allens Linklaters and Ashursts (formerly Blake Dawson) when he first came to Australia.

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in advising clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial law.  His expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, IPOs, capital and debt raisings and related regulatory issues. His experience also spans venture capital and private equity, corporate governance, corporate finance, joint ventures and drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements.

Andrew is the trusted adviser to a varied client base including SMEs (of various sizes), high net worth individuals, small and mid cap listed companies and larger listed companies. Andrew has expertise in a diverse range of industries including energy and resources, aged care, recruitment, retail, IT and financial services. He is a recognised leader in his field, in particular for the proactive and commercial approach he adopts in advising his clients.


Andrew has been recognised in the Leading Corporate Lawyers category of the highly regarded Doyles Guide for three consecutive years (2017-2019).  He has also been recognised in the following legacy categories of Doyles Guide:

  • Recommended – Leading Corporate & Commercial Lawyers (SME & Mid-Market Matters) categories (Victoria, 2018).
  • Recommended – Leading Corporate/M&A Lawyers (Smaller & Mid-Market Matters) and Leading Capital Markets Lawyers categories (Victoria, 2017).

Latest News & Insights

Case weak, fines are heavy: NZ National Party ordered to pay Eminem damages

Posted By on 8/11/17 at 10:51 AM

By Chrystie Siapkas (Lawyer) and Andrew Walker (Director) The long-awaited decision on the New Zealand National Party’s (NZNP) use of an “Eminem Esque” track in its 2014 election campaign has finally been handed down. Justice Helen Cull of the New Zealand High Court found that the NZNP ripped-off Eminem’s hit Lose Yourself and ordered the … Read more