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.
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession lists Andrew as a "Top Ranked Lawyer" in Licensing.
Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP
Joined the firm: 2001