36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082
5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123
Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570
Clerked by:Colin Griffin
Last year Andrew was first junior Counsel in Amey v Cumbria  EWHC TCC 2856 and 2946 the main trial ran for over 40 days in the Manchester TCC and he appeared in the Court of Appeal in Graham Leslie v Farrer Construction Limited [2016 } EWCA Civ 1041.
In 2014 he appeared in the leading case of :
Northumbrian Water Ltd v McAlpine Ltd  EWCA Civ 685 (English Court of Appeal).
Northern Ireland Housing Executive v Healthy Buildings (Ireland) Ltd  NICA 27 (Northern Irish Court of Appeal).
Andrew can rightly be regarded as one of the only true construction barristers on the Northern/North Eastern/Midlands Circuit and appears in the Technology & Construction Court almost on a daily basis. Andrew has a sizeable construction practice with work derived from throughout England , Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. He also sits as a part time Judge in the TCC.
His practice is almost exclusively in Construction and Engineering disputes and associated Professional Negligence actions. Andrew has also gained wide experience in the provision of procurement advice.
Andrew is a member of the Kings Mediation team and an accredited mediator with the ADR Group. He is an arbitrator and adjudicator and is listed on the TECBAR’s panels.
Year of Call: 1990; 1996 Northern Ireland;2014 Republic of Ireland
Areas of Expertise
- Construction and Engineering
- Professional Negligence
Andrew is the only band 1 junior construction counsel on the Northern/North eastern Circuit in Chambers and Partners and is likewise listed as a leading junior in
The Legal 500. He was awarded Commercial Arbitration Barrister of the year for the UK in this year’s Finance Monthly Legal awards.
Chambers UK 2017
"Cuts to the heart of commercial and legal issues really quickly." "Andrew provides commercially focused advice, rolls up his sleeves and gets stuck in."
Legal 500 2017
‘He has a superb intellect, tactical awareness and is an excellent advocate.’
Bars of England and Wales, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Approved practitioner at the DIFC. MCIArb.
Recorder and Approved to sit in TCC cases
MA ( Cantab).