Andrew White

Year of call:

1986

Education:

1979 - University of Kent at Canterbury BA (Hons) Law

1980 - Inns of Court School of Law - Passed Bar Final examination

Career:

1986 - Legal Adviser at Fleetwood Magistrates' Court

1990 - Legal Adviser at Scarborough Magistrates' Court

2006 - Legal Team Manager at Scarborough Magistrates' Court

2012 - Pupil at Watson Woodhouse, Middlesbrough

2012 - In house Barrister at Watson Woodhouse, Middlesbrough

2015 - Tenant at Old Court Chambers, Middlesbrough

2020 - Old Court Chambers merges with PSQB

Appointments:

Level 1 CPS Panel Advocate

Memberships:

1979 - Present - Gray's Inn

2016 - Present - North Eastern Circuit

2015 - Present - Criminal Bar Association

2018 - Present - Family Law Bar Association

After a 25-year career as a Legal Adviser and then Legal Team Manager in the Magistrates’ Courts, Andrew commenced practice in 2012.  He regularly appears in the Magistrates’ Court and Youth Court for the prosecution or defence and frequently conducts appeals against conviction and sentence in the Crown Court. With his long experience, Andrew has expertise in all types of matters heard by Magistrates and has a good success rate in contested cases.  He has achieved particular success in representing motorists facing the loss of their driving licence.

Andrew accepts prosecution work on behalf of local authorities.  He has experience of advising in a wide range of matters including consumer protection, weights and measures and trade-mark offences.

Contact Andrew’s clerks

Dan Foulger on 01642 232523

Claire Gibson on 01642 232523

Angela Porritt on 01642 232523

Emma Gibson on 01642 232523

Andrew accepts instructions in Children Act cases to represent parents and other family members involved in both public and private law proceedings. Andrew was the lead Family Legal Adviser for North Yorkshire Magistrates’ Courts for many years.  He always strives to achieve the best outcome for his clients whilst giving realistic advice where required.

Contact Andrew’s clerks

Dan Foulger on 01642 232523

Claire Gibson on 01642 232523

Angela Porritt on 01642 232523

Emma Gibson on 01642 232523

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