Maitland Chambers

Andrew Walker QC

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Practice Areas

Andrew Walker QC is a litigator, adviser and legal expert. He also sits as an arbitrator and adjudicator. In his property practice, he advises those who own, develop, protect, occupy or invest in land, and deals with property-related disputes of all kinds (including contractual and development disputes, leases, rights over land, mortgages, disputed property disposals, valuation issues of all kinds, private and public rights in the countryside, and leasehold enfranchisement claims). In his Chancery practice, he deals with company and commercial disputes in many business sectors (including shareholder and joint venture disputes, investment disputes, business sales, fraud and asset tracing, and partnerships); claims for professional negligence and other breaches of duty by business professionals (particularly in the fields of property, finance, investment and tax); securities disputes; and insolvency.

Career

Called Lincoln's Inn (1991); QC (2011); Bencher (2016). Chair of the Bar, 2018 (Vice-Chair, 2017). Elected member of the Bar Council, 2005-2016 (Chairman, Ethics Committee, 2013-2016; Vice-Chairman, Law Reform Committee, 2012-2016; Vice-Chairman, Access to the Bar Committee, 2012-2013). Winner of the Bar Pro Bono Award, 2009.

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, Professional Negligence Bar Association, Property Bar Association, Commercial Bar Association, Financial Services Lawyers Association.

Personal

Haberdashers' Aske's School, Elstree; Trinity College, Cambridge (MA).