Specialising in tech, data and commercial law, Andrew works with all sizes of clients (challengers and incumbents, customers and providers) at the cutting-edge of innovation.
With tech developing faster than traditional legal frameworks, clients turn to Andrew for his specialist expertise in areas like fintech, data and platform business models. Andrew relishes situations where complex regulation meets new tech and works with clients to navigate a way through those challenges.
Andrew spent time in the UK on the client side with Barclays Bank. He’s a member of the Executive Council for FinTech NZ (the industry body for financial tech in New Zealand) and is regularly asked to present on tech, data and commercial law matters both in New Zealand and overseas.
Andrew is recognised as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ by The Legal 500, where he is praised as having “stacks of common sense and instinctive good judgement”.
BA, LLB (Hons)
New Zealand 2005
Hudson Gavin Martin | 2017
Barclays Bank (UK) | 2013 - 2017
Taylor Wessing (UK) | 2011 - 2013
Bell Gully | 2005 - 2011
The Internet of Things, digital platforms and data-driven transactions are creating some real challenges for lawyers. Who actually "owns" data? And who is liable when things go wrong in a complex digital ecosystem?