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.


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Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

(Leading individuals)

Andrew Dunn – CANDEY

Committed to getting great results for clients‘, boutique practice CANDEY consistently acts for both large corporations and entrepreneurs in major shareholder and joint venture disputes; and it regularly assists with disputes involving the CIS, US, British Virgin Islands and Cyprus. In London, most of the firm’s work is predominantly in the High Court, but the team’s experience also includes appearances in the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Managing partner and ‘amazing‘ litigator Ashkhan Candey has a particular interest in lawyers’ rights and access to justice; ‘exceptional lawyerAndrew Dunn is a specialist in shareholder disputes; and Muhammed Haque KC is sought out for significant company and commercial disputes. The track record of senior solicitor Mei Wong includes acting for corporations and high-profile individuals in company-related disputes, particularly minority shareholder and boardroom fallouts.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Very strong litigation and arbitration boutiqueCANDEY mostly acts in cross-border matters, particularly in relation to the CIS, US, BVI and Cyprus. The group is jointly led by managing partner Ashkhan Candey and Andrew Dunn, who has knowledge of the LCIA, ICC and HKIAC rules. The practice further comprises ‘outstanding lawyerJames Collins and Yuri Botiuk, who acts in strategically significant mandates. International commercial arbitration specialist James Glaysher recently joined as partner from Akin, where he was counsel.