Andrew was awarded Chambers and Partners “Defamation and Privacy Silk of the Year” in 2005, 2007 and again in 2009. He is consistently recommended as a leading silk in Media and Entertainment and Defamation and Privacy in The Legal 500, and has been listed as a “Star Individual” in Chambers and Partners in every year from 2011. [In addition, Andrew is ranked as a leading silk in Data Protection in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.]
Andrew regularly advises and acts for broadcasters and publishing houses, corporations and celebrities, as well as government departments and ministers in the UK and various foreign jurisdictions. He regularly chairs or contributes to leading media law conferences. He also appeared for the BBC in the Hutton Inquiry and the Guardian in the Leveson Inquiry. He served as the Specialist Legal Advisor to the Parliamentary Joint Committee of the House of Lords and Commons scrutinising the Defamation Bill (later the Defamation Act 2013).