Bio

Andrew is counsel in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Appleby in the Cayman Islands.

He practices principally in the fields of commercial litigation and company law, with particular expertise in fair value proceedings arising out of corporate mergers, just and equitable winding up proceedings and related applications for provisional liquidation, voidable preference claims, claims for breach of directors’ duties and the enforcement of foreign judgments at common law.

Andrew also litigates claims concerning breach of contract, professional negligence, unjust enrichment and real property, and proceedings for judicial review.

Work Highlights

Andrew has appeared in numerous cases in the Cayman Islands Grand Court, and appeals before the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.

Recent and current fair value cases include In re iKang Healthcare Group, In re Nord Anglia Education Inc, In re Homeinns Hotel Group, In re Eurasia Drilling, In re E-House (China) Holdings Ltd, In re E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc, In re Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd, In re Kongzhong Corporation, In re Sky-mobi Ltd and In re MobilePeak Holdings Ltd.

Cases of note in other practice areas include Wang v Principal Investing Fund and others (provisional liquidation; just and equitable winding up), McGlynn Enterprises v Embury (professional negligence), ENKA v Mass Global Energy (enforcement of foreign arbitral award), Lakatamia Shipping v Nobu Su (enforcement of foreign judgment), Weavering v Somers Dublin Ltd and others (voidable preference), In re Foster (a Bankrupt) (personal bankruptcy), Trustee in Bankruptcy v GKF Holdings Ltd (unjust enrichment, indemnity), Renova Resources v Gilbertson (breach of fiduciary duty) and Sigma v Trustcorp and Seto (unlawful disposition of trust property).

Recognition

He is recognised as a “Key Lawyer” by Legal 500 2021 and is described as “Outstanding technically, particularly in relation to share valuation disputes.”  Clients say he is “A pleasure to work with.”

Qualifications & Education

  • University of Liverpool (England)
  • BPP Law School, London (England)

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