Andrew is a Commercial Partner in Shoosmiths. Andrew has practiced exclusively in the areas of commercial and company law since qualifying as a solicitor in 1983. Andrew’s wide experience of commercial work has included insolvency and competition law experience as well as mainstream commercial contract work. This background informs Andrew’s view of commercial matters and gives him a broad perspective on the situations on which he is asked to advise.
Before joining Shoosmiths in 1997 Andrew worked for another national firm where he was a commercial partner for a number of years.
Andrew has in recent years advised on a broad range of commercial matters. His clients include large corporates such as Experian, John Deere (UK), Thorntons, Sapa Profiles and NSK, as well as other smaller businesses based in the East Midlands.
In addition to his legal work Andrew has also taken an active role in the business community. His responsibilities in this and related areas include:
Andrew enjoys lecturing and leading training initiatives on legal topics for both in house lawyers and others. He is a regular speaker at both Shoosmiths own training events and legal seminars organised for their clients. In further development of his interest in training Andrew will be taking up a place on the Law Society’s Regulatory Affairs Board Education and Training Committee in September 2015.
Andrew studied law at Balliol College Oxford and obtained a BA in Jurisprudence. He studied at Chester College of Law and qualified as a solicitor in 1983.
Areas of Practice
BA (hons) in Jurisprudence - Oxford University