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Andrew Lewis QC

Andrew Lewis QC
Year of call:
1985 · Silk 2009
Education:
1984
BA (Hons) Business Law (2.1)
1985
Bar Finals (2.2)
Career:
1985
Pupil at 2 Gray’s Inn Square, London
1986
Tenant at 2 Gray’s Inn Square, London
1991
Tenant at Sovereign Chambers, Leeds
2001
Recorder (civil)
2004
Recorder (crime)
2009
Silk
2010
Deputy High Court Judge
2012
Head of Chambers, Sovereign Chambers
2015
Sovereign Chambers becomes Park Square Barristers
2015
Joint Head of Chambers, Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
Trustee · Henry Scott Trust Fund Pupillage Officer · North Eastern Circuit Contributing editor of Butterworth’s Personal Injury Litigation Service Governor · Harrogate Grammar School
Memberships:
North Eastern Circuit Personal Injury Bar Association

Andrew Lewis QC regularly defends health & safety prosecutions, usually those involving catastrophic or fatal injury. He regularly attends coroners’ hearings, not only in respect of accidents at work but also fatalities in road traffic accidents and children in school care. He also undertakes work involving professional disciplinary tribunals.

“He is very competent. A fair and good advocate.”
— Chambers and Partners (2014)

  • “Andrew Lewis QC… is a first-class lawyer with great attention to detail and a wonderful way with clients.” Chambers and Partners (2013)
  • “Andrew Lewis QC…is a skilled and articulate advocate, with a very easy-going manner, and gets on very well with clients.” The Legal 500 (2013)
  • “Andrew Lewis QC… is very well regarded among peers…” The Legal 500 (2012)
  • “According to peers, he is a ‘disarmingly charming advocate who goes about his business in a highly effective way.’ ” (2011)
  • “Andrew Lewis QC is thought to be ‘one of the most approachable silks in the country.’ He is popular amongst solicitors and fellow barristers as he offers ‘well-rounded and meticulously thought-out advice’.” (2010)
  • “Andrew Lewis is… noted to be ‘remarkably pragmatic, user-friendly and terrifically strong on his feet’.” (2009)
  • “He was described as a “first class practitioner whom clients trust implicitly… A real star…Clever in court and astute in negotiations.” (2008)
  • He was regarded as “a polished performer with a charming and urbane manner” (2007)

Public Access

Andrew may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.

Contact Andrew’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

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