Andrew advises clients on a variety of contentious matters, with a particular emphasis on disputes involving breach of contract misrepresentation, franchise agreements and enforcement of restrictive covenants.
Andrew qualified as a solicitor in August 2016, having trained at a leading Scottish firm across their Edinburgh, Glasgow and London offices.
He joined the commercial litigation practice at Stevens & Bolton in September 2018, having spent just under two years in the dispute resolution team of a commercial firm in London.
Andrew acts for a range of clients, from high-net-worth individuals and owner-managed businesses to technology start-up companies, well-known UK franchise companies and global technology manufacturers.
Andrew is experienced in obtaining injunctive relief for clients and has also defended applications made against clients for the same. He regularly provides advice on contractual disputes and often assists with corporate transactional and franchising disputes. He also has experience of mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Recent highlights include:
- Obtaining injunctive relief for a tech company specialising in the manufacture of components for the internet of things following a breach of confidence and restrictive covenants by a former employee and his new employer
- Advising a global healthcare manufacturer on a range of disputes relating to its operations within the UK
- Successfully negotiating settlement of a dispute between a large tech company and one of its customers
- Providing advice to a global technology manufacturer in relation to a framework agreement with the UK Government
Andrew has previously written for the online legal comment publication Law in Sport and is the current editor of Stevens & Bolton’s bi-annual newsletter, International Newsbrief.
He is currently undertaking the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme and once completed, will be dual-qualified as a solicitor in both Scotland and England & Wales.