Andrew has a strong background in public law, predominantly administrative law, human rights and discrimination, immunities, constitutional law and international law. He is also experienced in general commercial law, including commercial arbitrations, contract disputes, competition, and consumer protection.
Since coming to the Bar, Andrew has been briefed in a wide range of matters, including small and large matters in the Magistrates Court, the County Court and the Federal Court. He has prepared a number of advices for the private sector and for government, including on matters of commercial law, administrative law and Victorian constitutional law, including with the Victorian Solicitor-General, Richard Niall SC.
Andrew’s recent appearances include:
– MZZYK v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  FCA 594 (Federal Court, immigration), for the Minister, unled.
– Plaintiff S99/2016 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  FCA 483 (Federal Court, tort and immigration), for the Minister, led by Geoffrey Kennett SC and Patrick Knowles.
– Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Clinica Internationale Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) (No 3)  FCA 284 (Federal Court, penalties for contraventions, trust law, constitutional law), for interveners, led by Ron Merkel QC. Appeal pending.
– DPP v D’Amico, ongoing (County Court, pre-trial argument, return of subpoenas and public interest immunity), for Australian Federal Police, unled.
Andrew is also briefed for the Commonwealth in Apotex Pty Ltd and others v Sanofi and others, Federal Court, ongoing (claim on undertakings given in patent proceedings), led by Tom Howe QC, Fiona Roughley, Patrick Knowles and Naomi Oreb.
Andrew is a monitor of the international law section of the Commercial Bar Association and writes a regular summary of High Court cases for the Victorian Law Institute Journal.
Before coming to the Bar, Andrew was Counsel Assisting the Commonwealth Solicitor-General, Justin Gleeson SC (2014-2015).