Andrew is a Senior Associate and solicitor advocate in the Dispute Resolution team.  He has a dual practice which straddles both commercial litigation and corporate/white collar crime.  

Joining Burges Salmon in 2022 after spending 11 years with a global law firm in London, Andrew is well versed in managing complex, high value commercial disputes and has a wealth of experience working with clients across a range of industries - most frequently in the banking and TMT sectors – to help them achieve the best commercial outcomes for their businesses.

Andrew is a member of the firm’s Business Crime and Regulatory Investigations team.  He has extensive experience advising institutional clients on (and managing multi-jurisdictional investigations into) issues of corporate criminal liability including serious fraud, bribery and corruption and money laundering.
  • Acting for a social media platform on its appeal of a fine imposed by the UK Information Commissioner in connection with the Cambridge Analytica affair.
  • Defending a technology solutions provider in a multi-jurisdictional DIFC-LCIA arbitration with a claim value of USD 380 million concerning issues of IP infringement and legal and contractual claims across five separate jurisdictions.
  • Acting for a major global bank in relation to its defence of claims in both the High Court and the UK Competition Appeal following on from regulatory investigations into FX trading practices.
  • Defending a global bank in a claim by a group of hedge funds in the High Court.  The claim involved allegations of sophisticated share price manipulation against a third party and issues relating to the construction of complex convertible bond derivatives worth in excess of USD 30 million.  
  • Advising an SPV in connection with Court of Appeal proceedings following a judgment regarding the construction of a Trust Deed constituting €315 million loan notes issued by the SPV and an associated collateral management agreement. 
  • Acted for a US based manufacturing company in relation to claims for breach of contract and negligent misstatement.  The dispute involved a series of highly technical engineering issues and proceeded to a 10 week trial in the High Court, and the client obtained a judgment for EUR 11 million.  
  • Advised a global telecommunications provider in connection with an injunction against an Italian services provider to restrain it from issuing a winding up petition against the background of an alleged VAT carousel fraud.
  • Acting for a FTSE 100 company in the manufacturing sector in relation to the investigation and self-report of bribery-related matters (including suspected bribery of foreign public officials in Europe and the Americas) before the UK Serious Fraud Office and the US Department of Justice.
  • Advising a global bioscience company in connection with an investigation into bribery and corruption in a South American subsidiary (of which it had been the victim) in the context of the disposal of said subsidiary to a third party.