Andrew was educated at King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford-upon-Avon before going on to attend the College of Technology in Solihull. Andrew entered into the legal profession in 1978 as a Trainee Legal Executive and qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 1999. Andrew joined Foster Baxter Cooksey as a Legal Executive in 1989 in the Commercial Litigation Department and became an Associate at FBC Manby Bowdler in 2010.
Andrew heads up the Residential Landlords Team, specialising in mortgage repossession cases and dealing with both private and commercial mortgages. He is the preferred advisor for two local building societies. Andrew also advises on private landlord and tenant matters from drafting assured shorthold tenancies, advising landlords and tenants on procedures of possession of properties and dealing with relevant notices required on deposits and all other landlord and tenant matters.
Andrew also deals with all commercial landlord and tenant litigation including the serving of appropriate notices for both landlord and tenant when terminating leases with the proceedings under the 1954 act.
In April 2016 Andrew was awarded the Chartered Legal Executive of the Year title in the annual Birmingham Law Society awards.
Did you know? Andrew volunteered as a first team manager at Stourbridge Rugby Club for several years. Now retired from the post he is now able to debate matches with his family during the game from the stand rather than afterwards!