Andrew Dunn > CANDEY > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Litigation: Corporate & Commercial


Andrew is a specialist in shareholder disputes, company law and insolvency. He has acted for clients and teams all over the world including Russia, US, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Europe, Equatorial Guinea and the Caribbean. He regularly receives instructions and referrals from other international lawyers particularly in Russia, the Caribbean and US. Recent successes include acting for a minority shareholder against a large NASDAQ technology company, a US$ 150 million settlement in proceedings before the courts of Bermuda, a ground-breaking US$ 500 million arbitration against an international investment bank, settlement of a complex commercial payment processing claim and success against the UK Government in the Supreme Court in a matter concerning pension rights. Current cases include a multi-million pound fraud claim against a bank, an off-shore trust claim, conspiracy claims against a finance house and a professional advisory firm, worldwide freezing injunction proceedings on behalf of an overseas bank, a warranty claim for a global manufacturer, a London partnership dispute, and an international Bitcoin dispute. Andrew regularly acts in international arbitrations with a particular knowledge of the rules of LCIA, ICC and HKIAC. He has been involved in insolvency work throughout his career, from acting for the Bank of India in the BCCI litigation to representing insolvency practitioners, entrepreneurs and directors at every level. He worked in-house for Nissan during the 2008 global financial crisis. Andrew takes appointments as an LPA Receiver and is admitted as a Solicitor in the British Virgin Islands (Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean).


Penningtons, London (2002); partner, CANDEY (2011).


Newcastle University (Law and Accountancy); College of Law, Chester.


Sport, mountaineering, shooting, art, music and wine.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Commercial litigation and international arbitration boutique CANDEY is predominantly focused on cross-border work, and the ‘very good City firm‘ is particularly active in CIS, US, BVI and Cyprus-related matters. Experienced commercial dispute partners Ashkhan Candey and Andrew Dunn co-head the practice, which includes James Collins, who is particularly sought after for big-ticket Russia-related referrals, and Yuri Botiuk, who has over 20 years’ experience in acting for clients from the former Soviet Union.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Boutique firm CANDEY has a strong track record featuring in significant High Court and Court of Appeal cases that have either created new law or clarified existing law. Also notable is that the practice is highly rated for disputes involving the CIS, US, BVI and Cyprus. The group is jointly led by managing partner Ashkhan Candey and Andrew Dunn, who is a specialist in shareholder disputes and company law matters. Also integral to the group is Muhammed Haque QC, who regularly appears as leading counsel in high-profile and high-value commercial litigation. James Collins is experienced in proceedings brought in the English High Court. Yuri Botiuk is also a key individual. At senior solicitor level, Mei Wong has a broad range of experience in general commercial litigation and ADR matters.