Andrew is an experienced solicitor in criminal and civil law. Over the past decade, he has represented clients in some of the most serious and high profile cases heard in the Scottish criminal courts. This has involved personally appearing in Sheriff Courts across Scotland dealing with an extensive array of criminal offences as well as working closely with Counsel in the preparation and conduct of matters heard in the High Court of Justiciary. Andrew is also adept at handling criminal appeals and has played a key role in cases taken to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
Andrew has developed an excellent knowledge of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and has regularly acted for clients facing restraint, civil recovery actions or confiscation proceedings in the Sheriff Court, High Court of Justiciary and Court of Session. These cases are often linked to large scale and complex financial crimes.
As well as quasi-criminal proceedings, Andrew’s civil casework includes Fatal Accident Inquiries, regulatory work and contractual disputes.