EXPERTISE 

Andy is an Associate in the construction, engineering and environment team, specialising in dispute resolution and risk management. 

Prior to training as a solicitor, Andy worked in-house at a market-leading engineering and technology firm where he developed his keen interest in complex energy and infrastructure projects. 

Andy has experience in various forms of dispute resolution including Technology & Construction Court litigation, adjudication and mediation.

Experience

Andy's recent experience includes:

  • Acting for an energy provider in successfully defending a claim in the TCC brought by a telecommunications company under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991. 
  • Defending a claim against an energy provider brought by a wind farm operator for alleged defects in the works. 
  • Acting for the developer in a dispute with the main contractor concerning a defects claim on a development of 28 luxury homes.
  • Advising a fire suppression company on a claim brought by an occupier's insurers as a result of a flooding incident. 
  • Advising a utility company in a criminal prosecution brought by the local authority for breach of health and safety regulations. 
  • Acting for the employer on a £1m redevelopment of a residential dwelling in a payment dispute with main contractor.
  • Settling a claim against an architect for defective design on behalf of the subsequent purchaser.
Languages
  • French - excellent command
  • German - excellent command