Partner, Commercial Disputes
Andrew is a specialist in shareholder disputes, company law and insolvency. He has acted for clients and teams all over the world including Russia, US, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Europe, Equatorial Guinea and the Caribbean. He regularly receives instructions and referrals from other international lawyers particularly in Russia, the Caribbean and US. Recent successes include acting for a minority shareholder against a large NASDAQ technology company, a US$ 150 million settlement in proceedings before the courts of Bermuda, a ground-breaking US$ 500 million arbitration against an international investment bank, settlement of a complex commercial payment processing claim, and success against the UK Government in the Supreme Court in a matter concerning pension rights. Current cases include a multi-million pound fraud claim against a bank, an off-shore trust claim, conspiracy claims against a finance house and a professional advisory firm, worldwide freezing injunction proceedings on behalf of an overseas bank, a warranty claim for a global manufacturer, a London partnership dispute, and an international Bitcoin dispute. Andrew regularly acts in international arbitrations with a particular knowledge of the rules of LCIA, ICC and HKIAC. He has been involved in insolvency work throughout his career, from acting for the Bank of India in the BCCI litigation to representing insolvency practitioners, entrepreneurs and directors at every level. He worked in-house for Nissan during the 2008 global financial crisis. Andrew takes appointments as an LPA Receiver and is admitted as a Solicitor in the British Virgin Islands (Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean).