LL.B (Hons) (Edinburgh)

Dip LP (Edinburgh)

Special interests

Alternative dispute resolution

Company and commercial

Intellectual Property


Andrew specialises in commercial disputes including contractual, intellectual property, and professional negligence disputes. He is frequently involved in high value litigation and arbitration with complex legal, scientific and technical subject matter.

Andrew has particular expertise in intellectual property, technology and media law. He has advised many well-known brands on infringement, validity and ownership of intellectual property. The World Trade Mark Review 1000 (2021) notes that “[he] has a flair for resolving spats both in and out of court for players in the food and drink, technology, oil and gas and luxury industries.” He also lectures and tutors on the Intellectual Property in Business course at the University of Edinburgh.

Andrew called to the Bar in 2021 as Faculty Scholar. Prior to joining the Bar, Andrew gained over 6 years’ experience as a commercial litigation solicitor and was qualified in both Scotland and in England & Wales.