Andrew practises principally in commercial, competition and consumer, and industrial/employment law. Examples of his recent experience at the bar include:
Competition & Consumer
Andrew is also a member of the specialist Competition and Consumer Committee of the Law Council of Australia's Business Law Section.
Industrial or Employment
(party for whom I acted in bold)
Examples of other matters in which Andrew was or is sole counsel:
Before coming to the bar, Andrew was a senior associate in the dispute resolution group at Norton Rose (formerly Deacons).
His practice was broad and encompassed contractual disputes, building disputes, competition litigation, regulatory investigations, merger clearances, disputes arising from share sales and financial products, negligence/occupational safety, manufacturers’ warranty claims, and class actions.
Before joining Norton Rose in September 2006, Andrew was an Assistant Director with the enforcement branch at the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission. Andrew joined the ACCC in February 2004. At the ACCC, he was responsible for conducting investigations into a range of trade practices matters including cartels, misuse of market power, merger undertakings, resale price maintenance, misleading conduct, franchising, product safety, unconscionable conduct and telecommunications access arrangements.
Andrew’s qualifications, in addition to law, include chemical engineering and public policy, each at an honours level. He also has obtained a Bachelor of Science (chemistry major).
In 2012, he completed his Masters of Law. His subjects undertaken to date are Market Power & Competition Law, Unjust Enrichment in Commercial Law, Advanced Evidence, and Corporate Insolvency and Reconstruction, Equity & Commerce, Cartels & Competition Law, Trade Marks & Unfair Competition, and Bargaining at Work.
Andrew is a member of the Commercial Bar Association, the Tax Bar Association and the Industrial Bar Association.