Andrew has in-depth expertise in the field of professional liability, acting for claimants and defendant professionals. He has acted in cases that have involved claims against solicitors, barristers, surveyors, accountants, insolvency practitioners and planning consultants.
He prides himself on being an incisive barrister and a user-friendly team player who promptly responds to the needs of his clients. He places particular emphasis on having a command of detail, whilst ignoring trivia, and providing the best practical and commercial solution to legal problems.
He is works tirelessly to bring analytical rigour to bear quickly in professional liability Disputes, understanding how vital it is to ensure that the correct issues are identified and the best strategy developed at an early stage.
Professional Negligence Cases
Advising and representing the successful claimant in relation to negligence
on the part of a conveyancing solicitor leading to a substantial six figure recovery.
Advising a potential claimant in relation to an allegedly undervalued divorce settlement
Advising a developer in relation to a claim against an expert in relation to alleged negligence in the preparation of a report for the purposes of litigation
Successfully defending solicitors accused of negligence in the conduct of litigation
and obtaining dismissal of the claim against them on the first day of trial
Advising a developer in relation to allegedly negligent planning advice provided
during an application for planning permission
Advising in a combined claim against both solicitors and accountants in relation
to an aborted land transaction and the significant consequential losses arising
Representing a liquidator alleged by the company’s former shareholders
to have acted negligently in the disposal of company assets.