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GRIFFIN BUILDING, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5LN, ENGLAND
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Work 0202 7404 3447
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400 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC1
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www.matrixlaw.co.uk
Matrix Chambers, Andrew Smith, London, ENGLAND

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Andrew Smith

Tel:
Work 020 7404 3447
Email:
Matrix Chambers (Matrix Chambers)

Position

Andrew is a barrister specialising in employment and discrimination law, sports law and commercial law. He is regularly instructed on high value and complex employment disputes involving allegations of discrimination and whistleblowing, and he appears regularly in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (details of which can be viewed on his Matrix Chambers profile). In addition, Andrew is experienced in High Court litigation, including disputes concerning restrictive covenants, confidential information and fiduciary duties. With regard to his growing sports law practice, Andrew has been instructed by UEFA and FIFPro (in connection with their complaint to the European Commission on the issue of third party ownership in football), as well as acting for football clubs, athletes and managers in relation to a range of contractual and regulatory disputes.

Career

Called 2008; Lincoln’s Inn. Publications: author, discrimination law section of Jordan’s Employment Law; contributor to the upcoming book ‘Football and the Law’ (Bloomsbury Professional, 2017); regular contributor and editorial board member of LawInSport.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; Employment Law Bar Association; Bar Pro Bono Unit; Sports Resolutions pro bono advocates’ panel.

Education

Tavistock Community College; University of Sheffield (2006 LLB, first class); Manchester Metropolitan University (2008 BVC, outstanding).

Leisure

Family time, sport, guitar.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Andrew Smith - Matrix ChambersAn excellent junior who is brilliant on his feet.

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Sport

Within: Sport – Leading juniors

Andrew Smith - Matrix ChambersExtremely intelligent and diligent; open to discussing difficult points in detail.

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