Andrew is the lead partner of the Licensing team and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in licensing law. He is the principal contact for the firm’s liquor licensing clients, which include Belhaven Brewery Company Limited, Lidl UK GmbH and BP Oil UK Limited. His role involves providing legal advice to clients on liquor licensing, betting and gaming licensing, and civic government licensing matters. He attends the licensing boards on behalf of clients throughout Scotland.

Andrew is also a Partner in the Insolvency team, who previously won the prestigious “Insolvency Team of the Year” award at the Law Awards of Scotland and “Regional Insolvency Team of Year” at the Insolvency and Rescue Awards. His role involves providing advice to clients on debt recovery and insolvency matters, both at personal and corporate level. This includes initial insolvency work such as sequestration petitions, petitions for liquidation and appointment of administrators as well as acting for trustees, liquidators and administrators in post insolvency recovery work.

Andrew has been a part time tutor in Civil Procedure at the University of Glasgow Diploma in Legal Practice since 2010. He is also a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Licensing Law Sub-Committee.

Andrew is independently recognised in Licensing and Debt Recovery in the UK’s leading legal directories, Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession and The Legal 500.


Andrew Hunter is reputed for his experience in this field. He regularly assists clients with their operations in the supermarket, hotel and petrol station sectors with various licensing applications and reviews. "Andrew is always there to help. He always responds to my queries very quickly and efficiently."

- Chambers UK 2021

Andrew is described by Legal 500 as a 'liquor licensing specialist.'

- Legal 500 2021


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