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Chambers of Andrew Smith QC

55 TEMPLE ROW, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5LS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 246 7000
Fax:
Fax 0121 246 7001
DX:
723240 BIRMINGHAM-56
Email:
Web:
www.st-philips.com

Andrew Charman

Tel:
Work 0121 246 7000
Email:
St Philips Chambers (Chambers of Andrew Smith QC)

Position

Andrew possesses substantial expertise and experience in chancery work and commercial litigation and his expertise has been recognised by the main directories for many years. He has particular expertise in company law matters, including non-contentious transactional and drafting work and also regularly undertakes heavy-weight financial services work relating to derivatives and other complex financial products. He has substantial experience in professional liability work, including in particular claims involving solicitors, accountants, auditors and tax advisers, financial services professionals and surveyors and valuers. Andrew also practices in the field of trusts and wills and probate, where he acts in substantial trusts and probate disputes. Andrew’s previous experience as a corporate solicitor at Freshfields in London informs his understanding of complex transactions and financial information, and his expertise in non-contentious advisory and drafting work.

Career

Called 1994; Lincoln’s Inn; previously a solicitor in the corporate department at Freshfields in London and Tokyo; ADR Group accredited mediator. Publications of note: Shareholder Actions published by Bloomsbury Professional, February 2013. Recent articles: ‘Misrepresentation on Bond Issues: Liability in the Secondary Market’ – Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, (‘BJIBFL’) January 2011, 17-19; ‘Trustees – how to sell a business and distribute the proceeds’ – Private Client Business 2010, Issue No. 3, 181-188.

Languages

Some French and Japanese.

Member

Chancery Bar Association; Midland Chancery Bar Association; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (IArb).

Education

MA Cantab.


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Within: Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Andrew Charman - St Philips ChambersVery bright and comfortable opposite silks.

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