For over 25 years, Andrew has practised in commercial litigation in New South Wales. He has broad experience in corporate disputes, insurance, intellectual property and media law.
Andrew has advised clients in a wide and varied range of commercial litigation matters in the Commercial Division of the NSW Supreme Court and the Federal Court of Australia, including trade practices litigation, franchise litigation, insolvency litigation (including defending and prosecuting matters for and against liquidators) and all types of intellectual property litigation (including passing off, trade marks and breach of copyright). His areas of expertise include directors’ duties, all matters arising under the Corporations Act, class actions (particularly funding work), defamation actions and all other aspects of media law.
Andrew has comprehensive experience in negotiating and drafting all forms of intellectual property agreements (franchise, joint venture, assignments, sponsorships), registration of certification trade marks and dealings with the ACCC.
In addition, Andrew has acted for various publicly listed companies, financial institutions, private companies, insolvency practitioners, media groups, litigation funders, lottery owners and licensees, and government departments.
Andrew provides strategic pro bono advice to meritorious litigants, to enable litigation funding claims to be assessed.