“…offers the right combination between academic brilliance and superb client handling skills…” (Chambers UK 2012).
Described as “…a great tactician…” (Chambers UK 2012), Andrew Stafford QC has a reputation for giving “clear & effective advice” (Legal 500 2007).
Praise for Andrew reflects his “fantastic courtroom demeanour” (Chambers UK 2010) and his capacity as “…a really good lateral thinker” (Chambers 2008).
Andrew is a robust advocate, with many years’ experience of courtroom battles. He is also a collaborative worker, enjoying a rapport with the solicitors, clients and juniors with whom he works. Andrew has been described in one directory as “responsive, user-friendly & immensely practical” (Chambers UK 2009).
Legal directories have also commented that Andrew is a “…stellar employment barrister” (Chambers UK 2010) who “…has absolutely nailed this practice area” (Chambers UK 2012) and that he “…can handle any case that is thrown at him” (Chambers UK 2012)
In addition to his involvement in some of the most significant cases in recent years, Andrew is the joint author of a leading work on Fiduciary Duties, a contributor & editor of an encyclopaedia on Transfer of Undertakings, a contributor to Atkins Court Forms on Equality and an Advisory Board member of Gore-Browne on Companies.
Andrew has developed some additional areas of expertise beyond traditional employment and commercial law, most notably in relation to cases involving sports law, medico-legal issues, pensions and professional negligence. He is also an experienced mediator.