Andrew Grantham

Year of Call: 1991

"great commercial acumen" that he uses in "getting to the crux of each dispute quickly." He is a firm favourite among solicitors, who say he is "fantastic with clients" as well as "very diligent and bright."

Chambers UK 2012

Practice Overview


Asset finance and leasing
Civil Fraud
Company disputes (including shareholder disputes, directors' duties etc)
Disputes involving alleged breach of trust
General Commercial and Contractual litigation including asset and share sales, disputes involving abuse of confidential information and breach of duties by employees etc
Guarantees and Indemnities
Insurance and reinsurance contract claims
Insolvency - corporate and individual
Professional negligence of Accountants, Financial Advisers, Insurance Brokers, Solicitors, Stockbrokers and Surveyors
Sales and carriage of goods (including international and retention of title issues)

Non Contentious

Advising and drafting of Articles of Association
Advising and drafting in respect of commercial contracts and standard terms and conditions
Advising and drafting in respect of share capital reduction and other corporate matters

News & Events

  • "very diligent, bright and conscientious"

    Legal 500 2011
  • "widely experienced in high-value commercial disputes"

    Legal 500 2010
  • "charming to deal with but appropriately aggressive - he gives no quarter". His practice centres on commercial and corporate dispute resolution, with international disputes and claims for injunctive relief representing areas of particular expertise"

    Chambers UK 2010
  • "remains one of the first ports of call for clients on serious cases"

    Chambers UK 2008
  • "enjoys a sizeable commercial and construction practice. He stands out for his attention to detail and his "incisive mind" and is particularly adept at handling complex actions"

    Chambers UK 2009
  • Juniors receiving consistent approval are Andrew Grantham, who although academic, combines sound judgment with clear, client-friendly explanations

    Legal 500 2003
  • Juniors receiving consistent approval include the strikingly intelligent Andrew Grantham

    Legal 500 2002
  • Strikingly intelligent Andrew Grantham has a growing commercial and chancery practice

    Legal 500 2001

Education & Qualifications

March 1986 - Law Moderations
October 1987 - Scholarship from St. Catherine's College
October 1987 - Book Prize in the 1987 Oxford University Gibbs Law Prize Competition (1 of 2 awarded)
February 1988 - Major Harmsworth Entrance Exhibition to the Middle Temple
June 1988 - First Class Honours in Final Honour School of Jurisprudence (Law)
December 1988 - Inns of Court Studentship
July 1989 - Bachelor of Civil Law (Sir Rupert Cross Memorial Prize for Evidence)
September 1989 - December 1990 College Law Lecturer, Wadham College, Oxford (Part-time September to December 1990)
September 1990 - June 1991 - Law Lecturer (part-time) King's College, The Strand, London
November 1991 - Called to the Bar


(Secretary) Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association
Northern Chancery Bar Association
Chancery Bar Association

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