Andrew is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team.

He is experienced in complex commercial and contractual disputes between companies, including those with cross-jurisdictional dimensions. In addition, he acts for shareholders and companies in connection with disputes about how a company has been operating.

His expertise includes providing guidance on breach of covenant and theft of confidential information cases, acting for both companies and employees. He also advises companies regarding health and safety investigations and inquests into fatal accidents.

Andrew provides support on intellectual property disputes, including trade mark, domain name and copyright infringements, as well as cyber and data privacy issues, and general data protection issues. He was a member of Nominet UK’s panel of experts for 15 years. Nominet is the UK’s industry body that deals with .uk domains names.

Examples of how Andrew has supported clients include:

  • recovering all funds for a company that had been defrauded, by obtaining freezing injunctions in four jurisdictions simultaneously, then court orders for recovery of the proceeds of the fraud;
  • representing a tour operator in connection with a number of inquests into fatal accidents, including a two-week inquest hearing in the Falkland Islands;
  • preventing infringement of a client’s intellectual property rights, by obtaining a court injunction against a company using a similar name; and
  • obtaining a court order against the owner of an aircraft authorising the client to sell the plane to pay unpaid maintenance fees.