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2 Temple Gardens
2 Temple Gardens
2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AY
England
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Andrew practices as a QC and as a Mediator and Arbitrator, using his specialist expertise in commercial, construction, insurance, product liability, property damage and professional negligence disputes.  Andrew also has significant experience of international arbitration in (among others) Brunei, Singapore and the Philippines.  Andrew’s QC, mediation and arbitration practice includes domestic and international construction disputes, property damage claims, especially arising from floods, fires, explosions and subsidence,  insurance and reinsurance, coverage disputes, policy construction and interpretation, professional negligence, particularly claims against architects, engineers, surveyors, other construction professionals and insurance brokers.

Andrew has used his background as a successful QC commercial practitioner to become a practical, efficient, approachable and user-friendly mediator.  Andrew is both CEDR and RICS accredited.  As a proponent of the ‘Active v Passive’ methodology of mediation, Andrew engages with the process and does not hesitate to debate with the parties in order to find a solution. Andrew welcomes a direct approach at all stages of the mediation and is very adaptable and able to deploy a blend of facilitation and evaluation to suit individual mediations and the parties’ needs and requirements. Andrew is an advocate for ‘Early Stage Mediation’ (ESM). Andrew has acted as lead mediator in commercial disputes valued at between £50,000 and £35,000,000. He has received glowing feedback and testimonials on his performance and skill as a mediator.

Andrew also practices as a single and panel Arbitrator in commercial arbitrations and has been a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) since 1999. Andrew has been involved in domestic and international arbitrations up to the value of US$500m.   As Arbitrator Andrew applies a hands-on approach to the procedural management of arbitrations.  Andrew works with the parties to the arbitration by ensuring that the key issues in dispute are properly ventilated and addressed during the course of the arbitration

Andrew has consistently been recognised by clients and in the legal directories for his strong negotiation and tactical skills. He is praised for his commercial approach to the resolution of disputes, whether in the traditional litigation forum, arbitration or mediation.

Andrew is also a trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. (CIArb)

PUBLICATIONS:  

August 2019: The Singapore Mediation Convention:  One Small Step for Mediators, One Giant Leap for Mediation? – UK Mediation Journal – Issue No.9. 

January 2018: Mediation in Cross Border Disputes:  A Natural Choice, But not for All. UK Mediation Journal – Issue No. 6. 

October 2017: Mediation – Is it any longer an alternative dispute resolution process? Corporate LiveWire. 

September 2017:  Is the Court of Appeal sending out mixed messages about mediation? Lawyer Monthly.  

Career

Called 1989 (Inner Temple).
QC 2014. 
Mediation 4 Construction & Insurance Mediation Panel 2016. 
CEDR Mediation Panel 2017. 
In Place of Strife (IPOS) Mediation Panel 2018. 
RICS Panel of Mediators 2019. 
Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).  

Memberships

Arbitrator FCI(Arb) 1999.  
Mediator – CEDR Accredited 2014.  
Mediator – RICS Accredited Evaluative Mediator 2019.  

PERSONAL:
Andrew is proud to be a trustee of The Compassionate Friends a national charity dedicated to supporting bereaved parents and siblings who have lost a child or sibling at any age and by any cause. Andrew runs a support group for bereaved parents and siblings in North West London. 

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 5

Andrew Miller QC2 Temple GardensHe is tactically excellent.

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Andrew Miller QC2 Temple GardensVery effective in court.