Andrew is a commercial litigation and dispute resolution specialist acting for both Government and private sector clients in all major jurisdictions in Australia.
Highly skilled in both dispute avoidance and major litigation, Andrew deals widely in large, complex and sensitive Commonwealth and corporate disputes focused on the government, IT, finance, transport and logistics, construction, environment and agribusiness sectors.
He has a strong reputation in alternative dispute resolution advising a number of Commonwealth departments on both active dispute management and early conflict avoidance processes, including risk audits.
In litigation, Andrew regularly conducts proceedings before the Federal Court, State Supreme Courts, the High Court of Australia, and other courts and tribunals.
His recent dispute work includes acting for AFMA in the 'Supertrawler' matter, resolving claims brought by commercial entities involved in the Home Insulation Program, acting for the Commonwealth to reduce risk in the introduction of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter Program and in the Import Risk Analysis for Apples from New Zealand and China, and resolving a $4.7 billion superannuation scheme dispute.
Some leading clients include Airservices Australia, Resources Energy and Tourism, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Defence, the Department of Finance, the University of Cambridge, GE Healthcare, Elders Ltd, CSIRO and Lend Lease.