Year of call 1993
Andrew Butler QC practises in the areas of Property and Business & Commercial, and is Head of Chambers’ Business & Commercial Group. His cases often involve damage to property and encompass professional negligence claims as well as insurance and construction disputes.
Andrew has been recommended for Real Estate Litigation in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for many years, one recent citation referring to him as having “good technical knowledge matched by an ability to give practical advice”.
Andrew is a qualified mediator and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is regularly retained by the Royal Institute of British Architects to deliver seminar programmes to its members, currently presenting with Rob Bowker on the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.
Andrew’s background is in Real Property and the majority of his practice is in professional negligence and commercial claims with a property element.
In the former context he has undertaken claims against architects, surveyors, insurance brokers and solicitors, among other professionals.
He also undertakes work outside the scope of property, including in particular company disputes and s.994 petitions.
Andrew is a trained mediator and has ample experience of the mediation process, both as advocate and mediator. He also presents regularly, including to schools as part of the Speakers4Schools organisation.