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, Private Client, Court of Protection, and Charities. Andrew regularly appears as sole advocate in the County Court and High Court, and he has twice appeared as junior counsel before the Privy Council.
Experience and Expertise
Insolvency and Company
Andrew regularly appears in the High Court and County Court in all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency. He has made numerous appearances in applications to set aside statutory demands and orders for the sale of property, and regularly handles winding-up and bankruptcy petitions.
Andrew accepts instructions in all aspects of commercial law, and he has appeared in multiple trials concerning contractual disputes, debt claims, and the sale and supply of goods and services. He recently appeared before the Privy Council on issues of Escrow and Pre-Incorporation contracts.
Private Client and Probate
Andrew advises on all areas of Private Client work. He has a particular interest in issues related to resulting and constructive trusts, and claims under the Inheritance Act 1975.
Andrew has experience in Adverse Possession and Agricultural Land, and has twice appeared in the Privy Council on issues of Caribbean land law.
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 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 on 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. Andrew is a keen rower, and has coached rowing in both the United Kingdom and the United States at university and club level. He recently coached the novice squads at Furnivall Sculling Club.
2000 – 2005 BA, History, University of Washington
2000 – 2005 BA, Classical Studies, University of Washington
2005 – 2007 M.phil, Ancient History, University of Oxford (Wadham College)
2007 – 2012 D.phil, Ancient History, University of Oxford (Wadham College)
2012 – 2013 GDL, Oxford Brookes University
2013 – 2014 BPTC, BPP
Memberships: The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Chancery Bar Association
VAT Registration Number: 235551808
Bar Membership Number: 63487