Andrew Brown > Capital Law Limited > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Capital Law Limited
CAPITAL BUILDING
TYNDALL STREET
CARDIFF
CF10 4AZ
Wales

Work Department

Commercial Disputes.

Position

Andrew is a Partner in our Commercial Disputes team. He specialises in resolving commercial disputes, and recently launched Capital’s £50m litigation fund, Capital Dispute Finance, where we can bear the cost and risk of pursing claims and recovering assets.

He is top-ranked by the legal directories, being recognised as an expert in resolving commercial disputes (often of a high value, complex and sensitive nature), whether in Court or by commercial means. Andrew has extensive experience of multi-party actions, judicial reviews, injunctive relief, and insurance policy disputes.

Andrew has acted for a number of insolvency practitioners in high value and complex directors’ misfeasance and professional negligence claims and regularly acts in contested insolvency proceedings.

Andrew has built up detailed knowledge of the litigation funding market and launched Capital’s award-winning litigation fund, Capital Dispute Finance.  He regularly speaks at funding conferences, including The Legal 500 Commercial Litigation Conference.  Andrew has widely published material in this area in Financier Worldwide, In-House Lawyer magazine and Huffington Post. He was also a key part of the British Medical Association’s advisory team which launched BMA Law, whereby he and his colleagues advise the BMA’s 170,000 doctors on matters such as partnership disputes, regulatory issues and property disputes.

Career

  • Partner, Capital Law Limited (Jun 2007 – present)
  • Associate, Capital Law LLP (Jun 2001 – Jun 2007)
  • Solicitor, Eversheds LLP (Apr 1998 – Mar 2001)

Memberships

The Law Society of England and Wales

Education

  • University of Wales, Cardiff: LLB (Hons) Law, First Class Hons
  • Award for the best overall performance

Leisure

Travel, cooking and swimming.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation

(Leading individuals)

Andrew BrownCapital Law Limited

Noted for its flexible approach to fees, which includes access to the firm’s own litigation fund, the ‘high-quality‘ team at Capital Law Limited provides ‘good value for money’ to a myriad public and private sector clients across a wide array of litigation. ‘Calm, authoritative and methodical‘ team head Stephen Meade  is at the forefront of the most significant work handled by the team, including a high-profile challenge by the BMA relating to unilateral service charges levid on government-owned GP surgeries and many businesses in Covid-related Business Interruption Insurance claims. ‘A strategic thinker’, Andrew Brown  launched Capital Dispute Finance (the aforementioned litigation fund) and as part of his broad practice regularly represents private sector clients accessing the fund. Praised for ‘outstanding practical and strategic judgement‘, Nicola Mead-Batten excels in public law-related litigation, including judicial reviews. Philip Jones  has an excellent perspective across a range of corporate and finance litigation, including derivative claims and shareholder disputes. Guto Llewellyn is also recommended.

Wales > Insurance > Professional negligence

Professional negligence work forms a significant part of Capital Law Limited‘s broader commercial litigation workflow. In this regard, the firm has experience bringing claims against solicitors, accountants and property professionals both nationally and internationally. ‘An excellent strategic thinker‘, Andrew Brown is at the vanguard of third-party funding and has frequently utilised the firm’s litigation fund (which he helped to establish) to provide innovative funding solutions to clients bringing professional negligence claims. Lucy Emanuel is ‘innovative and extremely thorough‘ and regularly acts for financial institutions in claims against solicitors, valuers and construction professionals.