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Andrew Webster

Called Called in 2005



About Andrew Webster

Andrew successfully completed pupillage under the supervision of Philip Kramer and Seamus Sweeney. Andrew was appointed Treasury Counsel in November 2015.


Personal Details

Education: LLB (Hons), University of Durham, 2003 LLM (International Commercial Law), Newcastle University, 2006 Bar Vocational Course, Northumbria University, 2005 Middle Temple Sachs Prize
Appointments: Attorney General's Junior Counsel to the Crown (Regional Panel) 2015-2020

Specialist Practice Areas


Legal 500 2017- "A strong, thorough and personable advocate."

Legal 500 2016- "A very well prepared, thoughtful and considered advocate."

legal 500 2015- "provides a thorough assessment of the merits and likely strategy of the opponent's case "

Legal 500 2014 - Recommended for his broad employment practice.

Legal 500 2013 - Andrew is recommended.

Legal 500 2012 - Andrew is ‘always very well prepared, and a first-rate advocate

Legal 500 2011 - Andrew ‘knows employment inside out’, and ‘has clearly gained the respect of the tribunal’.

Client Recommendations

1. "I was impressed by Andrew's presentation of the facts and the manner in which he portrayed such, to my mind I think given the subject matter and I think the judge's disposition to the claimant his assertive yet humanistic approach in the end paid dividends.

...he worked diligently during each break in proceedings preparing for the next, and clearly had a very good grasp of the issues at hand.

I would be confident to use his services again."

2. "Counsel did an excellent job. He was extremely thorough in his preparation and questioning; his summation was excellent and he (respectfully) drew the judge’s attention to relevant case law."

3. Your knowledge of the subject matter, including a detailed knowledge of the chronology, further adding to your reassured delivery and general management of the tribunal was very, very impressive. Your contribution to achieving a positive outcome is notable and much appreciated!

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