(RLC External Expert - Dispute Resolution Practice) International Construction, Infrastructure & Telecommunications Lawyer - Since commencing in practice, Andrew has specialised in the law of commercial obligations and professional negligence, particularly in the context of disputes concerning major construction and engineering contracts and IT projects. He has had much involvement in energy, infrastructure and telecommunications disputes and has acted for main contractors, sub-contractors, professionals and employers, including national and foreign governments.
He has significant experience in international commercial arbitration and has appeared in many disputes referred to arbitration under the auspices of the ICC, the HKIAC, the LCIA and the LMAA. Andrew has a developing interest in international investment disputes and is currently instructed in an Investor-State arbitration proceeding before the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Related areas of law in which he has detailed knowledge and experience include ship construction and conversion, insurance and performance bonds.
He is an accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator and has been appointed as Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Legal Assessor, and Legal Expert in various disputes. He is a member of the Attorney-General’s panel of Special Advocates for SIAC appeals involving matters of National Security. He was recently admitted on an ad hoc basis to the Hong Kong Bar and is also called to the Bar in Trinidad and Tobago.
Andrew is listed as a leading silk by The Legal 500 (Construction, Commercial Arbitration and Information Technology), Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession (Construction, Information Technology and International Arbitration), Chambers Guide to Asia (Arbitration) and Chambers Global Guide (Construction).