Andrew is a commercial barrister specialising in building and construction, and domestic building disputes. He accepts briefs in matters relating to building and construction, including security of payment disputes, domestic building contract disputes, and general commercial matters.
He previously worked as a solicitor at both Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Freehills (as it then was) as a construction litigator and general commercial litigator respectively. During his time at Corrs, he was an instructing solicitor in the matter of Altsom Ltd v Yokogawa Australia Pty Ltd and anor (No. 7)  SASC 49.
He regularly appears in a variety of jurisdictions, from the Victorian Supreme Court to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. His practice also encompasses alternative dispute resolution including appearing in commercial arbitrations and mediations. Recent appearances the subject of published decisions include:
- Pendrigh v Australian Bight Abalone Ltd (unreported judgement of the VSC, 13 August 2014) – an application to set aside summary judgment
- Alphonso v P & JM De Leo Pty Ltd (Building and Property)  VCAT 1459 – a domestic building contract dispute
- Elmarraoui v Building Practitioners Board (Review and Regulation)  VCAT 150 – an application for review of a decision of the Building Practioners Board
Formerly a full time logistics officer in the Royal Australian Air Force before his law career, Andrew continues to serve in the RAAF reserve, now as a legal officer. He graduated from the University of Sydney law school with first class honours.
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