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, Professional Negligence, 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 company matters, 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 is all aspects of commercial law, and has a particular interest in Consumer Credit issues. 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.
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.
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
VAT Registration Number: 235551808
Bar Membership Number: 63487