Andrew Brueton joined chambers in July 2023 following the successful completion of his pupillage. Andrew was supervised by Martin Young, Nora Wannagat and Giselle McGowan.
Andrew is keen to develop a broad practice in all of chambers’ core areas, and in particular in insolvency (both company and individual) and property. He starts tenancy after a busy practising period of pupillage during which he was regularly instructed in matters ranging from possession claims to company insolvency.
Prior to commencing pupillage Andrew attended almost 1,000 hearings in the County Court and the High Court during the course of his time as a solicitor’s agent.
During his second six Andrew was frequently instructed to attend creditors’ winding-up petitions. He has also gained experience in during pupillage in the following areas:
Winding-up (both insolvent and just and equitable)
Fraudulent and wrongful trading
Individual voluntary arrangements
Examination of bankrupts and production of documents
Andrew has been instructed as sole counsel on a number of residential possession claims and has experience of fast track trials concerning penalties arising from the Housing Act 2004. Prior to pupillage he often appeared in court on mortgage and landlord and tenant claims. He has developed his experience during pupillage in the following areas:
Residential and commercial possession proceedings
Easements and rights of way (and related enforcement proceedings)
During pupillage Andrew gained experience in:
Trustees’ duties and the removal of trustees
Probate and trust disputes
Andrew has been instructed in several commercial disputes including one concerning recruitment fees. He is presently instructed in a claim involving allegations of breach of contract in the conduct of an advertising campaign. Andrew also has significant experience in enforcement proceedings, including seeking orders for sale. During pupillage Andrew gained experience in:
Freezing injunctions and other interim injunctions
Commercial disputes (including for the sale of goods and supply of services)
The Consumer Rights Act
LLB (UCL); LLM (UCL)
Chancery Bar Association (applied)
Andrew Brueton is an independent self-employed barrister registered with the Bar Standards Board of England; whose practice is governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales which code can be found at www.barstandardsboard.org.uk; has full professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Limited (Ref: 2930/083) (details of the world-wide cover are provided at www.barmutual.co.uk); is registered for VAT (awaiting registration number); and can be contacted during chambers opening hours by telephone at 020 7404 5055 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.