Andrew joined 9 Stone Buildings in October 2020 on successful completion of his pupillage. He was supervised by Rory Brown, Martin Young, and Peter Shaw QC. He is building a broad chancery and commercial practice and accepts instructions in all core areas of chambers’ practice.
Prior to pupillage, Andrew was Judicial Assistant to the Rt Hon. Lord Justice David Richards and worked for the corporate law resource FromCounsel.
Andrew has worked on a wide range of insolvency and company matters, including major claims for breach of a director’s duties. He has appeared as an advocate in the winding up list and, during pupillage, assisted in claims involving fraudulent trading and transactions at an undervalue.
Andrew has assisted with a wide variety of claims involving wills and trusts including 1975 Act claims, claims disputing the validity of wills, and contentious probate matters involving successful mediation.
Andrew is building a commercial practice both as a sole advocate in the County Court and assisting with High Court matters. He has acted as junior in applications for interim relief and committal for breach of court orders, and assisted with procedural applications including for relief from sanctions.
Andrew has worked on a variety of property matters. He has assisted with claims for the rectification of the register and beneficial ownership claims as well as issues of landlord and tenant law.
BPTC (Very Competent) – BPP University Law School – 2017
GDL (Distinction) – City Law School – 2016
M.Phil in Medieval History (Pass) – Robinson College, University of Cambridge – 2015
BA (Hons) History (First) – Robinson College, University of Cambridge – 2014
Prizes and Scholarships
Lord Haldane Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn – 2015
Titular Scholarship and College Prize – Robinson College, Cambridge – 2014
Chancery Bar Association
Andrew Shipley 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 BM 2930/081 ) (details of the world-wide cover are provided at www.barmutual.co.uk); is registered for VAT (reg. no. 357429570); and can be contacted during chambers opening hours by telephone at 02074045055 or by e-mail at email@example.com.