Andrew is a skilled litigator with nearly twenty years’ experience in brand protection, specialising in anti-counterfeiting and in taking action against all forms of illicit trade
Andrew is a Counsel in our Intellectual Property practice, based in Hong Kong.
He is a skilled litigation solicitor with nearly twenty years’ experience in brand protection. He has led many successful investigations and enforcement actions against the manufacture, distribution and in-market retail of counterfeit and other illicit products throughout Asia Pacific including China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, and is therefore very familiar with all the local regulations surrounding enforcement. In addition, he works closely with relevant stakeholders to develop market intelligence, encourage industry cooperation and develop co-ordinated and effective strategies to combat illicit trade. Andrew has particular experience in managing investigations, working with law enforcement on criminal enforcement actions and in conducting follow-up civil litigation against infringers.
Andrew comes with broad and varied commercial litigation experience. He has acted for banks, companies and high-net-worth individuals in banking disputes, liquidations, receiverships, personal bankruptcies, contractual disputes, and intellectual property cases. He also advises on compliance and legislative policy.
Prior to joining us, Andrew worked for a Fortune 100 company as the Global head of Brand Integrity and was a former litigation partner of a leading international law firm.
Andrew is qualified to practise law in England & Wales and Hong Kong.