Andrew practices exclusively in the field of construction and associated professional negligence actions and appears regularly in the Technology & Construction Court and as Counsel in construction-related arbitrations as well as appointments as arbitrator. Andrew enjoys a sizeable construction and technology practice with work derived throughout England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Andrew has also gained wide experience in the provision of procurement advice. His recent reported cases include, OD v Oak Dry, NIHE v Dixons, Amey v Cumbria CC and NIHE v HBL.
Andrew is an accredited mediator with the ADR Group. He is an arbitrator and adjudicator and is listed on the TECBAR’s panels. He also sits as a part-time Judge in the TCC and is a County Court Recorder.
As well as acting as counsel in arbitrations and adjudications in England and foreign jurisdictions, Andrew accepts appointments as adjudicator and arbitrator and is a TECBAR panel member.
Andrew is an ADR Group accredited mediator for civil and commercial disputes. He has acted as counseland mediator in numerous disputes.
Andrew acts regularly for and against construction professionals in a full range of construction and engineering related disputes in litigation and arbitration.
Technology & Construction
In 2020 he appeared as leading counsel for the Claimant in OD Developments and Projects Ltd v Oak Dry  EWHC 2854 (TCC) and acted for the Defendant in QMAC Construction v Northern Ireland Housing Executive  NIQB 45
In 2019 he appeared as leading counsel in Northern Ireland Housing Executive v Dixons Contractors  NIQB 19 and in the Judicial Review proceedings (relating to the amended Building Regulations) BBSA v SoS HCLG  EWHC 3162 (Admin).
In 2016 Andrew was first junior Counsel in Amey v Cumbria  EWHC TCC 2856 and 2946, the main trial ran for over 40 days in the Manchester TCC and he appeared in the Court of Appeal in Graham Leslie v Farrer Construction Limited [2016 } EWCA Civ 1041.
In 2014 he appeared in the leading cases of:
- Northumbrian Water Ltd v McAlpine Ltd  EWCA Civ 685 (English Court of Appeal).
- Northern Ireland Housing Executive v Healthy Buildings (Ireland) Ltd  NICA 27 (Northern Irish Court of Appeal).
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