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Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
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Clinical Negligence
8 Years Ranked
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Personal Injury
19 Years Ranked

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Provided by Andrew Lewis KC

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Andrew Lewis KC is by far the busiest silk on the North Eastern circuit. With over 30 years’ experience as a Barrister – Andrew has developed a national reputation as an expert in his field, specialising in all areas of clinical negligence & personal injury work.

Andrew was called to the Bar in 1985. He was appointed a Recorder in 2001 and he took silk in 2009. He was made a Deputy High Court Judge in 2010.

Andrew’s Clinical negligence practice specialises in Cerebral Palsy claims and he has recently completed the first ever Preferred Provider Organisation (PPO) ordered on the Isle of Man, contributing to changes in their laws and regulations to secure the same.

Andrew’s PI practice involves catastrophic injury claims, particularly brain and spinal cord injury cases. Andrew is very experienced in work involving competing claims of exaggeration/fraud versus subtle brain injury/chronic pain/somatoform disorder.

Andrew is also involved in conducting inquests, defending health and safety prosecutions, and industrial disease matters largely based around asbestos-induced mesothelioma claims.

This legal expertise is supported with a very friendly and uncomplicated style that puts clients at ease. He can simplify the most challenging areas of law and the most complicated of medical issues.

Andrew Lewis KC is tireless in his preparation, a perfectionist in his case strategy and tenacious in his negotiations and advocacy.

He is a class act.

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Clinical Negligence - North Eastern (Bar)
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Band 1

Andrew Lewis KC
Andrew Lewis KC possesses deep experience in complex clinical negligence matters, and is frequently sought out to handle major birth injury claims that typically involve cerebral palsy and other brain damage to newborns.


Personal Injury - North Eastern (Bar)
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Band 1

Andrew Lewis KC
Andrew Lewis KC is a leading silk who maintains an unparalleled practice in the North East. He focuses his skills on multimillion-pound cases and has an outstanding reputation for acting in claims involving serious injury and competing claims of fraud or exaggeration. He is also experienced in the handling of industrial disease claims concerning asbestos-based mesothelioma. He mainly acts for the defence.

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