Andrew is a partner in Cambells' Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group, where he specialises in commercial litigation, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. He has a wealth of experience acting for clients in a variety of complex and high value disputes, typically with a cross-border element.
He is a highly experienced litigator before first instance and appellate courts, and has acted in a significant number of institutional and ad hoc arbitrations under all of the major arbitration rules. Andrew zealously pursues his client’s legal and strategic objectives.
Prior to joining Campbells in 2014, Andrew practised international dispute resolution (with a particular focus on international commercial arbitration) in London (2009 – 2014), and commercial litigation and arbitration in Australia (2006 – 2009).
Andrew leads teams in a variety of complex and high value disputes.
He advises clients in respect of financial services and investment fund disputes, fraud and professional negligence claims (especially claims against directors, fund administrators, custodians and auditors), and a broad range of contractual and other commercial disputes. He also has experience in public law matters including judicial review.
His clients have included sovereign states, major banks and other financial institutions, leading professional services firms, insolvency practitioners, family offices, insurers, litigation funders and multinationals spanning a number of sectors.
Andrew has a particular interest in promoting the use of arbitration and mediation.
Recent work highlights include:
Leading the successful defence of HSBC in claims by a Madoff feeder hedge fund seeking in excess of US$2 billion damages before the Cayman Grand Court and Court of Appeal (currently on appeal to the Privy Council).
Defending >US$100 million direct and derivative claims by limited partners
Obtaining an anti-suit injunction from the Cayman Grand Court to restrain the
Defending a major accounting firm in US$150 million professional negligence
Qualifications and Admissions
Solicitor, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands), 2018 (nonpractising)
Graduate Diploma (International Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, 2011
Practitioner of the High Court of Australia, 2008 (non-practising)
Graduate Diploma (Applied Finance and Investment), Financial Services Institute
Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, 2007 (nonpractising)
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), University of
Prior Career History
DLA Piper UK, London, 2009 – 2013
DLA Piper Australia, Perth, 2006 – 2009
Andrew is concurrently Vice Chairman of the Caribbean Branch of the Chartered
He is a Key Contact Partner for the World Law Group law firm network.
Recognition and Awards
Andrew is ranked by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 for Cayman Islands dispute resolution, and is named a “Next Generation Partner” by Legal 500 and “Future Leader” among Cayman Islands litigation Partners by Who’s Who Legal.
Publications and News Articles
Campbells authors 2022 Enforcement of Judgments Chambers Guide
Campbells authors GLI International Arbitration Cayman chapter
Chambers Enforcement of Judgments 2021
Cayman Islands Court of Appeal rules on limited partner derivative actions
Cayman Islands Courts roll out judicial mediation of disputes
GOL! Privy Council upholds Cayman Court of Appeal decision to enforce foreign