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Andrew has extensive court experience and is highly regarded for his clear and succinct advice and client handling skills.
He is particularly sought out by solicitors where sensitivity and understanding is paramount, even whilst delivering difficult advice. It explains his extensive clinical negligence and inquest practice.
Andrew lectures and writes frequently. He can provide seminars and lectures on clinical negligence, particularly knowledge and limitation, practice and procedure, and quantum, as well as various lectures about changes to the CPR and costs, particularly fraud and fundamental dishonesty. Andrew also lectures on chronic pain.
Recent articles include:
- Gentry v Miller & UKI  EWCA Civ 141, or How the Court of Appeal Learned to Stop Worrying about Allegations of Fraud and Love the Rules
- A Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut or a Charter for Untruth? – Versloot Dredging and the Collateral Lie, with Sharan Sanghera;
- The Coroner’s Court Statistics 2016: An Analysis;
- The Possibility of Negligence in the Mind of Someone Claiming – A comparative analysis of Jacobs v Kings & Zahir v Vadodaria, with Hugh Rimmer;
- Costs: not as easy as ABC – analysis of ABC v Barts & Johns v Central Manchester, with Hugh Rimmer.
Prior to coming to the Bar Andrew worked for almost a year as a legal assistant, then case manager on a Criminal War Crimes case in The Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Andrew was legal assistant to Lord Justice Maurice Kay during the early part of 2008.
Andrew is chair of a law centre in the North West. He runs marathons.