Roger André

Call: 1999
Senior (10+ yrs call)

Practice Areas
“a top professional and excellent at cross examination”
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Expertise
Roger is instructed to advocate at trial and advise exclusively on behalf of major insurers, including as Panel Counsel. His practice typically covers trials 3 to 4 times per week, throughout the Jurisdiction of England & Wales.

Roger has been instructed to advise on, draft pleadings, affidavits, and advocate in committal applications; whether on cases with which he acted at trial or to take it to the next level from previous counsel.

Roger has obtained permission to commence contempt proceedings in a number of cases. Within committal proceedings, he has obtained a ground-breaking order for disclosure of Claimant’s solicitor’s entire file on their former client.

Roger is known for his attention to detail throughout the life of a claim and is valued for his measure in dealing with the insured client.

Trial work

His cross-examination manner has a forensic attention to detail. His wealth of experience leads to a strategic approach to advising his clients throughout the litigation process. Solicitors have said of Roger’s preparation and presentation of complex trials and applications, that he is known for ‘going the extra mile’.

Having obtained a finding of Fundamental Dishonesty against the Claimant and obtained damages for the Defendant’s losses at trial on 10 December 2020, the client said of Roger, “he is a top professional and excellent at cross examination”

Lecturing

Roger has delivered seminars on topics such as credit hire, similar-fact evidence, costs,   Jackson reforms, enforcement of costs, fundamental dishonesty, contempt proceedings, and travel law costs. He has written articles for leading journals.
Practice Areas
Memberships
North Eastern Circuit

Personal Injuries Bar Association
Education
1999 - Inns of Court School of Law, BVC (Advanced Diploma in Professional Legal Skills)

1998 - LLB (Hons) (2:1)

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