Andrew’s practice focuses on commercial disputes including contractual, intellectual property, construction and professional negligence disputes. He is frequently involved in high value cases with complex legal, scientific and technical subject matter. He is particularly adept at handling large scale and document heavy litigations and arbitrations, including international arbitration.
Andrew has particular expertise in intellectual property, technology and media law. He has built up a substantial knowledge of the law in relation to intellectual property rights and has advised many well-known brands on infringement, validity and ownership of intellectual property. He lectures and tutors on the Intellectual Property in Business course at the University of Edinburgh and has written a number of articles on intellectual property law.
Andrew called to the Bar in 2021 as Faculty Scholar. Prior to joining the Bar, Andrew gained over 6 years’ experience as a commercial litigator. He was qualified as a solicitor in both Scotland and in England & Wales.
Devilmasters: Usman Tariq, Jonathan Broome, Tony Lenehan
June 2021: Admitted to the Faculty of Advocates
2020-2021: Devil, Faculty of Advocates
2018-2020: Associate, Brodies LLP
2014-2018: Solicitor, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
2012-2014: Trainee Solicitor, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
2020-2021: Faculty Scholar, Faculty of Advocates
2012: Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, University of Edinburgh
2011:LLB (Hons), First Class, University of Edinburgh