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Andrews, Matt
Matt Andrews
Partner
Telephone: +61 2 8215 5934
Mobile: +61 438 951 658

Chambers UK 2016 - Leading Individual

Chambers UK 2016 - Leading Individual

The Legal 500 UK 2016 - Recommended lawyer

Legal 500 UK - recommended lawyer

The Legal 500 UK 2015 - Leading Individual

The Legal 500 UK 2015 - Leading Individual

Recommended lawyer - The Legal 500 UK 2017

Matt Andrews

-Partner

Experience

  • Successfully defended stockbrokers and their professional negligence insurers in proceedings arising from a circular in support of an acquisition and rights issue.
  • Successfully defended solicitors in multi-million pound litigation arising from aborted substantial underlying litigation.
  • Successfully defended a market of insurers and reinsurers in a coverage dispute arising from a multi-million pound claim for indemnity by Tioxide Europe Ltd in respect of product liabilities (first instance and Court of Appeal).
  • Acted for insurers and reinsurers of a merchant bank involved in a litigation arising from a multi-billion dollar bond offering.
  • Acted for reinsurers in respect of Hurricane Katrina losses.
  • Regularly acts for a top 10 firm of accountants on a variety of matters.
  • Currently acting for insurers in multi-jurisdictional trustee liability claims.
  • Currently acting for reinsurers in oil pollution claims arising in Asia.
  • Currently acting for reinsurers in global catastrophic mining claims.
  • Currently acting for insurers and reinsurers in contingent business interruption claims following the Varanus Island gas process facility explosion.
  • Currently acting for insurers in claims arising from Madoff.
  • Currently acting for insurers in Jewellers Block claims.

Significant reported cases

  • The Guild (Claims) Ltd v Eversheds (stockbrokers)
  • Tioxide Europe Ltd v CGU International Insurance PLC (insurance/reinsurance)
  • Holder v Countrywide Surveyors (surveyors)
  • Hubner v Symes Robinson Lee (solicitors)

Clients

  • Insurers and reinsurers
  • Financial institutions
  • Professions including accountants, architects, engineers, solicitors

Publications

  • Regularly lectures on insurance and reinsurance  

Membership

  • Forum of Insurance Lawyers
  • London Solicitors Golfing Society

Market recognition

  • A Leading Individual for 'Professional Negligence: Financial (London)'
    Chambers UK 2017
  • A Leading Individual for 'Professional Negligence: Financial (London)'
    "He is very sensible and advocates for his clients in a firm but measured way."
    Chambers UK 2016
  • A Leading Individual for 'Professional negligence (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2016
  • A Leading Individual for 'Professional negligence (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2015
  • A Leading Individual for 'Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction (London)' 
    Chambers UK 2015
  • A Leading Individual for 'Professional negligence (London)'
    "Department head Matt Andrews is highly recommended..."
    The Legal 500 UK 2014