Andrew McGee

Banking & Finance


36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082


5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123


Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Rory Davis
Harry Young

Banking & Finance

Andrew covers a wide range of topics in this field. His principal specialism is insurance, but he also deals with banking, asset finance and pensions. He has appeared in cases on all these topics, as well as Collective Investment Schemes.

Significant Reported Cases

Regent Lesiuretime Ltd v Natwest Finance Ltd plc [2003] EWCA Civ 391
Claims against banks and restoration of company to the register

Sky Land Consultants Ltd [2010] EWHC 399 (Ch) (David Richards J.)
Whether company was operating a collective investment scheme


Before coming to the Bar Andrew was an academic lawyer. He still retains an academic role as Professor of Business Law (Part Time) at Manchester University.

Andrew is a commercial and corporate lawyer, with highly specialist expertise in a number of fields. He is the author of the leading textbook on limitation of actions (7th edition 2014). He is recognised as one of the leading practitioners in commercial agency, where he has appeared in a number of the leading cases. His practice also encompasses financial services, especially insurance (on which he has written a number of important textbooks), though he also deals with banking, asset finance and pensions.

He has appeared in many cases on company and partnership law, in which he also has an interest, and is the author of a textbook on Share Capital.

He is also a member of the highly-rated Kings Chambers Costs Team and deals with points of principle on costs as well as detailed assessments.

Andrew is the acknowledged expert in the highly technical area of limitation, being the author of the leading textbook. He is regularly instructed to deal with limitation arguments in every type of case in all areas of the law.

Significant cases

Regent Lesiuretime Ltd v Natwest Finance Ltd plc [2003] EWCA Civ 391

Orders to be made in relation to limitation when company is restored to the Register

Cerascope Ltd v Todagres SA [2008] EWHC 1502

Spanish limitation period for claim under the Commercial Agents Regs

In all his specialist areas he appears in cases of all values and at all levels

Year of Call: 1998

Areas of Expertise

Limitation Periods (Sweet & Maxwell) 1st ed 1990, 7th ed 2014

Modern Law of insurance (Lexis) 1st ed 2011, 3rd ed 2011

Share Capital (Jordans) 2009

The Law of life Assurance Contracts (Cavendish) 2007


Magdalen College Oxford: BA (Jurisprudence) 1980

B.C.L 1981

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