Andrew joined Chambers after completing a third six pupillage. He had previously defended death row prisoners in Pakistan before going on to practise in London. Now based in the west country, he is developing a broad practice with particular specialisms in Criminal and Regulatory Law.
As well as prosecuting, Andrew has defended in a wide range of cases. Criminal work includes serious violent assault, sexual assault, robbery, burglary, and drugs-related offences. He has appeared in the courts martial. Regulatory experience includes premises licencing, taxi licencing, trading standards and animal welfare.
Recent cases include:
- DPP v JD  EWHC 2244 (Admin). Responding to an appeal by way of case stated, this case further clarified the scope of the Public Order Act 1986 in relation to private land.
- R v TC (2017). Defence of a man accused of a particularly serious wounding with intent. Acquitted.
- Medway Police v Shozna Restaurant (2017). Premises licencing, responding to an application to revoke the licence due to employing overstayers. Successfully resisted.
- R v JB (2018). Representing a man accused of multiple sexual assaults on a couple. Acquitted.
- Southampton City Council v MH (2017). Successful appeal against revocation of a taxi licence.
- Ministry of Defence v AT (2017). Court martial for a 10-year desertion.