Andrew Lyons was called to the Bar in 2002.
A very substantial part of Andrew’s practice relates to costs litigation.
Andrew is experienced in settling points of dispute, replies to points of dispute and advises solicitors as to appropriate Part 36 offers.
Despite provisional assessment and various well known costs reforms having taken place, over the last few years the number of costs instructions which he has received has rapidly increased.
Andrew very regularly appears before Masters in the SCCO and before Regional Costs Judges. He has received instructions on several occasions in this area from solicitors and costs draftsman whom he has been on the other side in previous cases.
Andrew regularly settles opinions on costs matters as well as drafting replies and points of dispute.
In addition to his costs expertise, Andrew also undertakes all aspects of personal injury litigation in the Multi Track. He regularly appears at Inquests.
Andrew is a member of the Attorney General's Civil Panel of Counsel.