- Recommended Lawyer for 'Product liability: defendant (London)'
The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
Andrew is a Partner in Kennedys’ London office. He specialises in product liability (non-pharma) defence, insurance coverage and property (first party and liability) and contractors’ all risks.
He is also experienced in representing manufacturers and their insurers in various product liability claims. These include claims arising from medical devices, contamination in food manufacturing and processing, fuel contamination and recovery claims arising from them.
He has been instructed on a number of complex and high value matters, often with an international element, including determination of applicable law in respect of product liability claims brought in England for products distributed overseas.
He has extensive experience in insurance-related advice, in particular litigation and dispute resolution, policy interpretation and disputes, fraudulent claims, recovery claims and commercial disputes.
Andrew advises on construction and property-related claims involving fire, flood, environmental contamination, subsidence and associated building and design failures, and business interruption.
Andrew has lectured at many forums, including the Chartered Insurance Institute, the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters and Queen Mary College, University of London. He is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) and the Chartered Institute of Insurers, and is ACII accredited.
- Qualified in England and Wales in 1981.