Tel: +61 2 8227 4400
Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in Equity, commercial, real property and insolvency law. Andrew started his legal career in 1988 as a solicitor with Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) gaining experience in the firm’s litigation department in cases involving intellectual property, medical negligence, banking and high-profile commercial disputes, including representing Alan Bond before the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal.
Since being called to the bar in 1993, Andrew has appeared in a wide range of jurisdictions – from criminal matters in the Local Court to commercial appeals to the High Court – with a current practice based on appearing as leading or sole counsel in final hearings (including appeals) in the NSW Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the Federal Court of Australia. Andrew combines his extensive knowledge of commercial, real property and insolvency law with a strategic approach to litigation to work for the best commercial outcome for the client.
Andrew graduated from the University of Sydney (LLB in 1987; BA in 1986), was a resident of St Paul’s College and a school captain of Knox Grammar School. Andrew composes music and plays a number of instruments, and received music scholarships to Knox Grammar School and St Paul’s College. He was awarded a Blue in American football by Sydney University and has coached the Sydney University, New South Wales and Australian national American football teams.
Qualifications and awards
- Bachelor of Arts (BA, University of Sydney, 1986)
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB, University of Sydney, 1987)