A market-leading projects lawyer with a particular focus on matters involving technology, engineering, construction, infrastructure and international arbitration, Andrew has successfully run some of Australia’s largest arbitrations and litigation.
He provides advice to clients on contractual project risk allocation, dispute management and dispute resolution, and also advises in relation to bi-lateral investment treaty protection for inward and outward investment. Andrew’s practice has a truly global reach, with projects in diverse jurisdictions ranging from all Australian States and Territories to Papua New Guinea, the United Kingdom, Iran, Kuwait, Singapore, China, Malaysia, India and the United Arab Emirates.
Andrew is consistently listed as a leading lawyer by legal directories and publications including the Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and Best Lawyers.
As well as being a Corrs Chambers Westgarth board member, Andrew is a board member of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and the Australian correspondent for the London-based International Construction Law Review. He is a Senior Fellow and Lecturer for the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Law Masters Program, a Fellow and former board member at the International Academy of Construction Lawyers, and Former Co-Chair Project Execution Sub-Committee at the International Construction Projects Committee.
Leading Lawyer - Construction & Infrastructure
Leading Individual – Construction
Commercial and Strategic
If you have a difficult problem, he is the man. He is one of the best disputes lawyers in the country.”
Has an 'encyclopaedic knowledge of the law'
Thinks outside the box. He is at the forefront of leading-edge legal arguments and has decades' worth of experience with complex and large-scale construction disputes. At the same time he brings tactical strength to the table.”
Best Lawyer - International Arbitration
Best Lawyer - Construction/Infrastructure, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation