Andrew Spencer

Call: 2004
Senior (10+ yrs call)

"His ability to turn work around is incredible, he's very good at coming back with quick and considered certainty, and he's also a very commercial individual."
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Expertise
With particular expertise in professional negligence, personal injury and property matters, Andrew is highly recommended by both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners 2021.

Andrew has recently been appointed to be a Deputy District Judge on the South Eastern circuit.

Andrew has been awarded a Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2020 in recognition of his achievement and success within Personal Injury.
Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 Rankings
Legal 500 2022

Travel Law - Leading Juniors - Tier 1 - ‘Knowledgeable on package travel or convention cases and will always try his best to find a route to liability. 

He is very effective in court, outstanding in cross-examination, and canny with a judge.

Professional Negligence - Leading Juniors - Tier 5 - 'He is very user-friendly. When you instruct Andrew you know that the service is going to be excellent, the advice will be clear and he will address all the issues you need. ’

Andrew is an expert in the defence of claims against solicitors involving underlying personal injury litigation. Great attention to detail and excellent working in a team. He is very calm and instils confidence.

Chambers & Partners 2022

Travel: International Personal Injury (Juniors) - Band 2

Andrew Spencer acts for and against tour operators in group actions and package travel claims relating to illness, medical negligence and accidents suffered overseas. He is highlighted for his knowledge of jurisdiction, applicable law and local standards.

"He gets on top of matters very quickly, really empathises with the client and has an encyclopedic knowledge of the case law." "He's a great advocate who provides succinct advice and is wonderful with clients."

Recent work: Acted for the defendant in an injury claim brought by a cruise ship dancer who fell off the stage during a performance.
Memberships

  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers

  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association

  • Personal Injuries Bar Association

  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

  • Travel and Tourism Lawyers’ Association

Education
Before training as a Barrister, he worked as a researcher for a Member of Parliament. At Oxford Andrew studied politics, philosophy and economics and subsequently joined the Bar with a scholarship from Gray’s Inn.
Rankings

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