Andrew Rigney QC


Andrew's practice encompasses a wide range of civil and commercial work. The cases which he undertakes are frequently of a complex technical nature. His areas of expertise include (i) construction and engineering disputes (both in the TCC and in domestic and international arbitration) (ii) professional indemnity work (in particular engineers, architects, surveyors, solicitors and accountants) (iii) insurance and reinsurance (iv) commercial litigation including sale of goods, aviation, product liability, commercial leasing agreements, Brussels Convention/Judgment s Regulation and other jurisdictional disputes. He has practised at 2 Crown Office Row/Crown Office Chambers since the completion of his pupillage in 1993, and he took silk in 2010. He has been recognised for many years by the Directories as a leading junior, and is now recognised as a leading Silk.

Andrew is one of the editors of Emden's Construction Law and a contributor to Construction Insurance and UK Construction Contracts. He has given many talks and seminars in relation to issues in commercial, construction and insurance law.

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Society of Construction Law, Professional Negligence Bar Association, LCIA, London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association, Commercial Bar Associati


Diploma in Law (Distinction), The City University, MA, English, Cambridge University, Uthwatt Scholar, Gray's Inn, Mooting Award, Gray's Inn