Andrew Grantham QC


Year of Call: 1991 Year of Silk: 2020

“He knows everything about everything; he is incredibly clever. He is great at getting to the heart of matters from a legal point of view, makes everything clear and concise and judges love him.” “He is very intelligent and knows everything about the law. He is safe and reliable - you can trust his advice.”

Chambers UK 2020

Practice Overview

Andrew practises almost exclusively in Commercial and Chancery Dispute Resolution including Arbitration and International Disputes.  He also undertakes some non-contentious work. 

He was called to the Bar following a short career as a full time law lecturer at Wadham College, Oxford and part time lecturer at King’s College, London.  

Andrew specialises in cases of high value and considerable complexity.  He has particular expertise in contractual and corporate disputes and regularly appears against QCs and other senior junior Counsel. His clients include banks and major public companies as well as a number of smaller manufacturing and other companies and professional firms. 

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  • “He is extremely thorough, knowledgeable and approachable.” “He is a technically excellent and vigorous advocate. Clients immediately respect and trust his advice.” “He has a fantastic mind and an extraordinary eye for detail.”

    Chambers UK 2020
  • “He is very thorough and really gets to know the ins and outs of cases.” “He is very capable and is always able to make the best of difficult situations.”

    Chambers UK 2019
  • “He has marvellous attention to detail. If there is a document-heavy and complex piece of litigation, he is very well suited to it. He never lets you down.” “He is thorough, knowledgeable and approachable.”

    Chambers UK 2018

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

Memberships

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

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