Andrew joined Clyde & Co in 1988 and is a partner specialising in shipping and insurance litigation. He has broad experience of marine disputes, acting principally for insurers, charterers, shipowners and traders.
Andrew was a founding member of Clyde & Co's Singapore office which was established in 1991. He has since been involved in a number of high profile casualty cases, including collisions, groundings and ship fires. He has also been involved in construction disputes arising from the building of FPSO's and platforms.
Andrew returned to London in May 2007 where he undertakes a mixture of shipping and insurance work.
"HYUNDAI 105" – acting for cargo interests in complex ship collision
"GRECIA EXPRESS" – acting for shipowners in relation to an important war risks insurance case
Representing cargo interests in a number of high profile casualties in the Singapore and Malacca Straits such as "MAERSK NAVIGATOR", "EVOIKOS" and "HUAL TRINITA" over many years
Acting for hull underwriters in major grounding incidents
Acting for main and sub-contractors in construction disputes in the offshore energy industry, including complex FPSO's
Acting for P&I Clubs and shipowners/charterers in charterparty disputes and other P&I matters
Advising in relation to the use of armed escorts under the provisions of UNCLOS