Andrew Bruce


Year of Call: 1992

“Excellent, incisive, knowledgeable and commercially astute.”

Chambers UK Bar [2018]

Practice Overview

Andrew has a commercial and chancery practice with a particular focus on property-related work.  He is regarded as one of the leading senior juniors in real estate litigation and has been described as “an exceptional talent in the property sphere”.  In addition, Andrew  has a noted art law practice and is highly-rated for professional negligence work, acting for both claimants and defendants, in matters ranging from high-profile claims in respect of Old Master Paintings to claims against architects in respect of residential developments and claims against solicitors relating to international corporate transactions.  Andrew also regularly acts in high-value commercial litigation and is a “skilful advocate” who is “effective in digging under the surface to uncover the real issues”.

Andrew has sat as a (part-time) Deputy District Judge since 2004 and as a (part-time) Judge of the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) since 2008.

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

    News

    13 Members of Chambers are ranked in the Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2018

    From the HNW guide (2018) Serle Court (Band 1) Serle Court is acknowledged as "an excellent set for traditional chancery... Read More

  • Events

    Property Law Update 2018 - 7th November

    Location: The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1RQ. Read More

    Events

    Property Seminar

    Location: Serle Court, 6 New Square, London, WC2A 3QS Read More

  • “A very meticulous, hard-working, careful lawyer, who’s a good cross-examiner.” “He is incredibly helpful, very easy to deal with and a good member of the team. He’s also generally somebody who’ll give you an answer and then stick to it.”

    Chambers UK Bar [2018]
  • “he is very well-regarded, incredibly thorough and his written work is excellent. He is very analytical and clever, and has a direct approach to advocacy.”

    Chambers & Partners HNW Guide [2018]

Education & Qualifications

Jesus College, Oxford - MA (Jurisprudence)
Winner of Inns of court Studentship
Harmsworth Exhibitioner and Benefactors’ Scholar of Middle Temple

Appointments

Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry (now (part-time) Judge of the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber)) - December 2008
Deputy District Judge - December 2004

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association
Property Bar Association (committee member since 2004)
Professional Negligence Bar Association

VAT Number

629709506

Awards

Chambers UK

Ranked - Leading Barrister

The Legal 500

Leading Individual

News & Events

  • News

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference 2018

    “…thank you Serle Court for another interesting conference - informative and enjoyable - a great combination!” On... Read More

    News

    13 Members of Chambers are ranked in the Chambers & Partners HNW Guide 2018

    From the HNW guide (2018) Serle Court (Band 1) Serle Court is acknowledged as "an excellent set for traditional chancery... Read More

  • Events

    Property Law Update 2018 - 7th November

    Location: The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1RQ. Read More

    Events

    Property Seminar

    Location: Serle Court, 6 New Square, London, WC2A 3QS Read More