Andrew Butel is a partner in the Government, Regulatory & Internal Investigations Practice Group in London. Andrew’s practice focuses on representing companies and individuals in investigations across a range of corporate crime matters, including bribery and corruption, fraud and sanctions. In particular, Andrew has significant experience advising publicly listed companies, and other multinational corporations, with respect to complex internal and multi-agency governmental investigations.

The Legal 500 UK recognises Andrew as “a great team leader and extremely easy to deal with – massively committed and dedicated” (2023), where he is described as “a key name within the team for multinational investigations“ (2023), “very strategic, responsive, pragmatic and easy to work with” (2021) and commended for his “impressive ability to review, analyse and assimilate vast quantities of data” (2018).

Since 2019, Andrew has been recognised as a “Future Leader” partner by Who’s Who Legal: Investigations.

More generally, the London team has been recognised as “among the very best of the best”, with “excellent depth of talent”, and as having “outstanding experience and attention to detail.” They are noted as “think[ing] of everything, in depth, many moves ahead of the opposition. If you want to win, this is the team to hire”, an “excellent hard working team with years of white collar expertise”.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2011, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2012, Higher Rights of Audience


  • BPP Law School, LondonLegal Practice Coursewith Distinction2008
  • BPP Law School, LeedsGraduate Diploma in Lawwith Distinction2007
  • Durham UniversityB.A.First Class Honours2005