Global Disputes Partner, London
"I advise clients on their most complex crisis mandates and high stakes disputes. I have particular experience in group and class actions, fund disputes and public law mandates. I help my clients find practical solutions to business-critical issues and I am known for cutting to the key issues in a dispute very quickly."
Education and qualifications
Andrew is a commercial litigator based in London who specialises in high stakes and crisis litigation, including funded group and class actions for major international organisations, business-critical public law mandates and complex fund and financing disputes. His work frequently has a cross-border element or involves clients facing significant reputational or commercial risk.
Andrew works in close collaboration with lawyers from the firm’s other market-leading practice areas, including Corporate, Finance, Funds and TMT in cross-office, multidisciplinary teams.
- A global telecoms company on Ofcom’s consultation on competition issues arising from an auction of 5G spectrum usage rights, culminating in a judicial review of Ofcom's decision and an appeal to the Court of Appeal
- A number of major UK airlines on their judicial review challenge to the Department of Health’s Coronavirus quarantine rules
- A major investment bank in relation to the LME nickel market crisis
- A global commodities company in relation to a shareholder class action concerning market disclosures
- A major private equity group in relation to group litigation proceedings following the nationalisation of certain mortgage lenders in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis
- A global financier in relation to a number of distressed asset financing disputes
Andrew's other notable matters include:
- A major investment bank in relation to institutional scale litigation involving sovereign bond issuances
- A major UK and international accounting network in respect of various conduct and risk issues