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Andrew Brown

| Call 2014

Profile: Overview

Andrew joined chambers following completion of his pupillage in October 2016. Andrew's practice covers a broad range of Chancery work, including: Insolvency, Commercial Disputes, Property, Court of Protection, Private Client, and Charities.  Andrew regularly appears as sole advocate in the County Court and High Court, and he has appeared as junior counsel before the Privy Council.

Experience and Expertise

Insolvency and Company
Andrew regularly appears in the Companies Court for winding-up petitions and other matters related to corporate insolvency, and also handles personal bankruptcy petitions for both debtors and petitioners. He has made numerous appearances in applications to set aside statutory demands and orders for the sale of bankrupts' property.

Andrew accepts instructions in all aspects of commercial law, and he has appeared in multiple trials concerning the sale and supply of goods and services.

Private Client and Probate
Andrew advises on all areas of Private Client work, and has a particular interest in issues related to resulting and constructive trusts, and claims under the Inheritance Act 1975.

Andrew has an interest in all areas of property law, and advises on and appears in claims concerning Adverse Possession, Leasehold Enfranchisement, and Agricultural Land.

Notable Cases



During the course of his pupillage Andrew was supervised by Joshua Winfield, Tina Kyriakides, Kate Selway, and Josh Lewison, and gained invaluable experience in each of their particular areas of expertise. Notable experiences following other members in court included:


Prior to coming to the Bar Andrew earned a Masters and Doctorate in Ancient Greek History at the University of Oxford. He also lectured and taught Ancient History and Numismatics at Oxford before finding his calling as a barrister. Andrew was awarded the Lord Denning Scholarship by Lincoln’s Inn for the study of the BPTC at BPP. Andrew is a keen rower, and has coached rowing in both the United Kingdom and the United States at university and club level.  He currently coaches the men's and women's novice squads at Furnivall Sculling Club.


2000 – 2005 BA in History at the University of Washington (Seattle)

2000 – 2005 BA in Classical Studies at the University of Washington (Seattle)

2005 – 2007 M.phil in Ancient History at the University of Oxford (Wadham College)

2007 – 2012 D.phil in Ancient History at the University of Oxford (Wadham College)

2012 – 2013 GDL at Oxford Brookes University

2013 – 2014 BPTC at BPP-Holborn

Memberships: The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Chancery Bar Association

Other Details:

VAT Registration Number: 235551808

Bar Membership Number: 63487


Andrew Brown