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 Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2017.

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 2021

Travel Law - Leading Juniors - Tier 1 - ‘He is very effective in court, outstanding in cross-examination, and canny with a judge.’

Professional Negligence - Leading Juniors - Tier 5 - ‘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 2021

Travel: International Personal Injury (Juniors) Band 3
Acts for and against tour operators in group actions and package travel claims relating to illness and accidents suffered overseas. He is highlighted for his knowledge of jurisdiction, applicable law and local standards"So reliable and he always goes the extra mile for his clients." "Very clear, excellent on paper and very user-friendly." "Always well prepared and very persuasive in court."
Recent work: Represented the claimants in Groves v Red Sea Holidays, a holiday illness claim following an all-inclusive holiday.

Chambers & Partners 2019

Professional Negligence (Juniors) - Band 4 - Focuses his practice on claims against surveyors and solicitors, and has notable expertise in handling property-related professional negligence claims. In particular, he is regularly instructed in claims concerning mishandled litigation and lenders' claims against solicitors and valuers. He benefits from expertise in personal injury in handling related negligence claims. "Very thorough, responds very quickly, and always asks questions which others wouldn't have thought of."

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“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.”

“Andrew is organised, approachable and has a great knowledge of travel claims, which has delivered some excellent results.”

“He has terrific client care skills; he’s always available to assist and nothing is ever too much trouble.”

“I really like how he interacts with judges in court cases. He’s bright and personable.”
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.
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