Andrew has expertise in commercial disputes, construction litigation, professional negligence claims, insurance law, trade practices, corporations law, insolvency and risk management issues.
Andrew was admitted to practice in 1979 and has a strong understanding of alternative dispute resolution processes and is a qualified mediator.
I bring to commercial and construction disputes over 30 years of experience in devising strategies to achieve commercial and cost effective resolutions.
The principal consulting actuary of HIH Insurance – in connection with regulatory investigations arising from the collapse of that company and defended a professional negligence claim brought against him by the liquidators of the company.
Six accountancy firms – defended professional negligence claims by investors in the Aroni Colman litigation, arising from the fraudulent conduct of Max Green and the loss of investor funds.
A civil works design and construct contractor – defended the contractor in relation to a claim alleging civil design defects at the Lorne and Apollo Bay waste water treatment plants.
A consulting engineering firm – defended in regard to claims concerning bolt technology in the Docklands Stadium roof.
Various financial planning firms – in litigation by investors alleging professional negligence arising from the collapse of Westpoint.
A consulting engineering firm – defended a professional negligence claim relating to the design of a wastewater treatment plant at a fruit juice processing facility.
Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne
Associate, The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia
Member, Law Institute of Victoria
- ASX and Shareholder disputes
- Building and Construction disputes
- Corporations Act
- Directors’ Duties
- Disputes between Directors
- Insolvency Bankruptcy and Reconstruction
- Managed Investment Schemes
- Misleading and Deceptive Conduct
- Property/leasing disputes
- Professional negligence
- Risk management and planning
- Shareholder Claims
- Trade Practices