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Andrew is a member of Reed Smith’s Energy & Natural Resources Group and is based in the London office. Since qualifying in 1998, Andrew has specialised in international trade. Andrew’s clients range from the largest multi-national producers, miners, trading houses and oil majors to smaller trading concerns.


  • College of Law, York, 1996, LPC, Laws
  • College of Law, York, 1995, CPE
  • University of Cambridge, Peterhouse College, 1994, BA (Hons)

  • England and Wales
  • Solicitor Advocate (All Higher Courts)

  • Law Society

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked in Chambers UK for UK-wide Commodities: Physicals, 2020 
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in the United Kingdom for Commodities, 2009-2020
  • Listed as a Leading Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK for Commodities disputes, 2020