Andrew studied law at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and qualified as a solicitor in 1983. He established Carrick Read in 2001 to provide a tailored and specific service.
Andrew was one of the first solicitors to be licensed as an insolvency practitioner following the introduction of the licensing regime by the Insolvency Act 1986. He is a Fellow of both R3 and the Insolvency Lawyers Association.
Andrew is widely experienced in all insolvency related work, both contentious and non contentious. He acts on behalf of both office holders in administrations, liquidations, receiverships, voluntary arrangements and bankruptcies and those negotiating with, or facing claims by, office holders.He regularly acts on behalf of directors facing disqualification proceedings.
He also frequently undertakes M and A, company and commercial work on behalf of the many SMEs which he has acquired as clients over the course of his career.
He has been involved in numerous reported cases over a 35 year career in the profession.