Andrew is recognised as one of the leading Defamation Lawyers in the country.
Andrew has unrivalled experience in advising high profile political figures on national and international reputational issues.
He has dealt with many leading High Court cases where jurisdiction has been in issue, including Papandreou v Time Magazine, Bachchan v Dagens Nyheter, Schapira v Ahronson, Berezovsky v Forbes and Jameel v Dow Jones.Find out more
Andrew has worked with lawyers from many countries, including the US, Russia, France, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Brazil and China. He has also had notable successes defending individuals who have been sued for defamation by wealthy claimants.
He acted for the Danish professor Henrik Thomsen when he was sued by the US, UK and Norwegian GE Healthcare companies and for Sarah Hermitage when she was sued by a Tanzanian multi-millionaire, Reginald Mengi. Andrew has also advised book, magazine and newspaper publishers and television companies on matters of libel, privacy and the law of contempt.
Andrew was a member of the Ministry of Justice working group set up in 2010 to consider reform of libel law, which led to the Defamation Act 2013.View less