Andrew joined 20 Essex Street in September 2014 having completed pupillage. He is building a broad practice encompassing all areas of chambers' work, including commercial disputes, insolvency and restructuring, competition law and shipping and commodities.
Andrew is regularly instructed in disputes in the High Court and before a range of arbitral tribunals. His recent cases include:
- Acting, as junior to Thomas Raphael QC, for an international telecommunications corporation in a multi-million dollar ICC arbitration concerning the rights to use technologies essential to the 2G and 3G standards.
- Acting as sole counsel in the defence of an $8m claim for repudiatory breach of a COA in the Commercial Court.
Before coming to the Bar, Andrew worked for several years as a competition and regulatory economist. He initially practised at the Competition Commission before moving to the private sector as an economic consultant. His experience is an asset in matters involving competition law, as well as in cases of a technical or complex nature more generally.
Andrew read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford, has a master’s degree in Economics from UCL and came top of his year in the Bar exams.