Andrew has a national practice covering litigious, advisory and strategic matters with a primary focus on industrial relations and employment related areas. He specialises in disputes arising from industrial action, enterprise bargaining and related disputes, strategic issues arising from major restructures and individual employee disputes. Andrew has also practised in media and entertainment law (with a focus on defamation and intellectual property issues arising in the music and screen industries).
Andrew’s clients span a range of industries including retail, airlines, transport and logistics, mining and resources, manufacturing, entertainment and the public sector. He appears regularly before the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court and the Fair Work Commission, at trial and appellate levels.
Before coming to the Bar, Andrew was a Senior Associate in the Employment, Pensions and Incentives practice group at Herbert Smith Freehills. As a solicitor advocate, Andrew appeared regularly in the eastern States and Western Australia before the Federal Court, the Federal Circuit Court, the Fair Work Commission (at first instance and Full Bench levels), the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (at first instance and Full Bench levels) and the NSW Industrial Relations Commission.