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Andrew Hughes has over 15 years experience as a partner at Linklaters handling complex commercial dispute resolution, investigations and crisis management. He has extensive experience of High court and appellate litigation, regulatory and criminal investigations and select committee inquiries. Andrew is currently acting for a number of major banks and corporates on a range of matters spanning across all areas of his practice.


Trainee solicitor Linklaters 1992, partner 2002 to date – worked in the London, New York and Hong Kong offices.


Solicitor Advocate (Higher Courts Civil), solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, solicitor of the High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.


Brasenose College, Oxford (1991 MA Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail

Linklaters LLP  is widely recognised for its expertise in banking litigation involving insolvencies, derivatives and structured financial products, misrepresentation, fraud issues, mis-selling claims and contractual disputes, lender enforcement action, and consumer credit issues. The practice acted for PricewaterhouseCoopers as the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (LBIE), in claims filed in the LBIE administration by a major bank following its purchase of Lehman Brothers’ exchange-traded derivatives business in 2008. It has a deep bench of partners including Christa Band, who is known for crisis management, fraud, regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, and Patrick Robinson, who is highly rated for matters involving derivatives and structured products disputes, fund and private equity disputes, and contentious regulatory issues. Satindar Dogra  is head of the disputes team in London. Other experienced practitioners are Rory Conway, Susana Cao MirandaAlison Wilson and Andrew Hughes . Gavin Lewis transferred to London from the Hong Kong office in 2019.