Andrew Young

Profile

In employment law, Andrew Young undertakes cases in all the main areas of dispute. He has particular experience of restrictive covenant claims in employment contracts. He has drafted revised terms of business for a leading employment agency to ensure compliance with recent government regulations. He has expertise in dealing with employment law cases which intersect with other areas of the law (notably, commercial and property law).

Andrew Young has considerable experience of acting for both claimants and defendants in relation to accidents abroad and the conflict of laws issues which arise in such cases. He has handled a large number of holiday claims, many of them multi-party actions. He is rated in Chambers UK 2009 as a leading junior in Travel Litigation.

He undertakes landlord and tenant work and has conducted litigation on behalf of tenants of a residential building asserting the new statutory ‘right to manage’. He also has experience of property disputes between unmarried couples, particularly those involving a foreign element.

He has experience of professional negligence claims (especially involving clinical and solicitors’ negligence), and of professional conduct proceedings (particularly in relation to the health sector).

Publications and Lectures:

Andrew writes for The Solicitors Journal and contributes to Chambers’ employment law, property law and travel bulletins. He lectures to solicitors, particularly in relation to travel claims.

Andrew has written an article and delivered a seminar on the topic of personal injury claims arising from accidents at sea, the article is available for download here.

Legal Directories

Legal 500, 2016

'Very thorough and extremely hardworking'
Personal Injury : Leading junior
'A tenacious advocate with a strong grasp of the legal issues'
Professional Negligence : Leading junior

Chambers and Partners 2017

'He's passionate, thorough, great with clients and he demonstrates extensive knowledge of jurisdictional issues.' 'Andrew is great at cutting through detail and getting to the heart of the case in a very short timescale.'
Travel: International Personal Injury

Chambers and Partners 2016

'Massively intelligent, very good with clients and very good on his feet in court'.'Highly experienced, he takes on difficult cases and wins them.' Travel.

Memberships

LCLCBA; British German Jurists Association; PEOPIL; PIBA.

Languages

German; French (Andrew spent a year studying French at Grenoble University and German at a Goethe Institute in Bavaria).