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Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC

QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 7534
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Fax 020 7353 5150
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349 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.devereuxchambers.co.uk

Andrew Burns QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 7534
Email:
Devereux (Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC)

Position

Andrew Burns QC specialises in complex commercial, employment and industrial disputes, particularly injunctions. He features in some of the leading appellate cases in insurance law and trade disputes including the Employers' Liability Policy Trigger Litigation in the Supreme Court, the BA cabin crew litigation, Royal Mail v CWU preventing a planned national postal strike, RMT v Serco on strike injunctions, Prophet pie v Huggett on restrictive covenant injunctions and Simmonds v Gammell on 9/11 insurance aggregation. He has acted for BA, bus and train companies, BT and Post Office in industrial disputes and related claims. He appeared for the Co­operative Group and Ladbrokes in executive whistleblowing claims and for Network Rail in collective claims. He has appeared in recognition and EWC claims in the CAC and in High Court professional negligence and insurance disputes, while also having a Dubai practice appearing twice in the DIFC Court of Appeal. For more information on his practice and latest case highlights, please consult the 'barristers' section on www.devereuxchambers.co.uk.

Career

Called Middle Temple 1993; Recorder since 2009 Publications: Co-author of the Law of Reinsurance (with Colin Edelman QC) and Injunctions with Sir David Bean. General editor of Discrimination Law (Bloomsbury Professional); various articles in the ‘New Law Journal’ on insurance law and disability discrimination topics.

Member

COMBAR, BILA, ELA, LCLCBA, ELBA, ILS, PNBA, ELS

Education

Dover Grammar School for Boys; Downing College, Cambridge (MA); Astbury Scholar, Middle Temple.

Leisure

Scouting, outdoor activities, theatre.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading silks

Andrew Burns QC - DevereuxHe commands respect and is a firm advocate when on his feet.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Andrew Burns QC - DevereuxFirst class; he is cogent, succinct and has real presence in court.

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United Arab Emirates: The English bar

Commercial

Within: Leading individuals: Leading silks

Andrew Burns QC - Devereux

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