Andrew specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration. He has extensive experience acting for clients in complex and high-value disputes, typically with a cross-border element. Andrew previously practised in both London and Australia with a major international law firm, and holds postgraduate qualifications in both applied finance and international dispute resolution.
Andrew has experience litigating in jurisdictions throughout the world, as well as conducting institutional and ad hoc arbitrations under a variety of different rules (including ICC, LCIA, AAA and UNCITRAL). Prior to joining Campbells in 2014, Andrew practised at DLA Piper in both Australia (2006–2009) and London (2009–2013). In London, Andrew specialised in international dispute resolution with a particular focus on international arbitration.
He has extensive experience coordinating and leading teams in major, complex and high value disputes. Recent instructions include representing HSBC in the defence of US$2 billion claims against it by the liquidators of a Madoff feeder fund (currently on appeal by the claimant to the Privy Council) and representing a major accounting firm in defence of US$300 million audit negligence claims.
He has particular expertise advising clients in respect of investment fund and other financial services disputes (especially claims against administrators, custodians and auditors), professional negligence claims and a broad range of contractual disputes. His clients have included foreign governments, major banks, leading professional services firms and other multinationals spanning a number of sectors.
Andrew is concurrently vice chairman of the Caribbean branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the interim chairman of the Cayman chapter of CIArb, and has a particular interest in arbitration.