Andy Mather Partner
Andy acts on a wide range of substantial international and domestic arbitration, litigation and adjudication matters. He has a particular expertise in complex construction, engineering and real estate disputes and related professional negligence issues.
Andy has represented a wide spectrum of clients, including state governments, financial institutions, large developers, high-net-worth individuals, professional consultants, contractors and sub-contractors. He has advised on many of the most high-profile development projects in the UK over the last few years, together with significant international infrastructure projects. His experience includes office, residential, hotel and industrial developments, hospitals, schools, power plants, airports, roads, and off-shore oil and gas projects. Andy’s arbitration work has included major international ICC and LCIA arbitrations, including appearing as advocate. He also has extensive experience of alternative dispute resolution procedures including mediation, expert determination and early neutral evaluation.
Whilst an associate, Andy spent six months on secondment with the in-house legal team of a leading building and civil engineering contractor to assist with the preparation of a c£80m adjudication claim against a government authority in relation to a large hospital PFI project.
He has an MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution from King’s College London and is a member of the Society of Construction Law, the Adjudication Society and the Property Litigation Association.