Andrew Roy > Chambers of William Audland KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of William Audland KC
12 King's Bench Walk


Andrew specializes in complex and high value cases involving personal injury, costs, industrial disease, clinical negligence, professional negligence, limitation, property damage, and related areas.

Andrew has a significant appellate practice.  He is head of the 12 KBW Costs Team.  He sits as a Deputy Costs Judge of the Senior Courts.

Andrew is ranked as a Leading Junior in both Personal Injury and in Costs by both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.  The directories recommend him as being“adept at handling challenging cases of high complexity”, “a great strategist with an eye for the big picture at all times”, “legally savvy a fierce advocate, who is very bright but also practical”, “a great choice of counsel when you know you have a fight on your hands” and “Exceptional – he is straight to the point, technical and an all-round great barrister.”

They note that he has A razor-sharp intellect coupled with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the case law, who is able to combine both into dazzling and fearless advocacy”, is “happy taking on complex brain and spinal cases and frequently appears against QCs”, “concise, pays enormous attention to detail and is excellent with clients” and is very thorough, persistent and persuasive in court.”

As one of only a handful of barristers ranked by the directories in both personal injury and in costs, Andrew brings this in-depth crossover expertise to both his personal injury cases and his costs work.   The directories note that in respect to personal injury  he is “a strong negotiator and has the added value of real costs expertise” who is Valued by instructing solicitors for his considerable knowledge of costs issues”.  They likewise note that in respect of costs he “draws strength to his practice through his personal injury expertise.”

Before joining the Bar, he worked as a caseworker for the Legal Aid Board and then as an insurance claims handler.


Qualified 2002, Lincoln’s Inn.


Conversational French.




Royal Belfast Academical Institution; Newcastle University LLB (First Class Hons); MA 20th Century Literature (merit); Northumbria University BVC (very competent).


Running, rugby, literature, wildlife

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Costs

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew Roy12 King’s Bench WalkA leading light on costs who gets terrific results, he has a total mastery of the rules and the case law. A match for any costs silk.

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Andrew Roy12 King’s Bench Walk ‘First-rate and amongst those waiting to take silk. Total mastery of the detail is the mark of his preparation’