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Andrew Sanderson

Andrew Sanderson
Senior Associate, Litigation, Dispute Resolution
Field Fisher

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Andrew Sanderson is a senior associate in our Dispute Resolution group based in our London Office. Andrew heads up the road transport regulation team. His particular expertise covers road transport law including Public Inquiries before the Traffic Commissioner and Transport Appeal Tribunal, defending road transport prosecutions in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court, health and safety, corporate manslaughter, and Coroners’ Inquests. Andrew’s practice also encompasses international trade disputes regarding the sale and shipment of goods, voyage and time charters, bills of lading and general trading disputes. He is a Solicitor-Advocate with rights of audience in the Higher Courts, both Criminal and Civil. Andrew also lectures on issues such as corporate manslaughter and corporate/directors’ responsibility.

Andrew has conducted High Court litigation and Judicial Reviews. He has also represented transport companies who are investigated and/or prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive, advising Company Directors in PACE interviews and appeared on behalf of organisations/individuals in the Coroners’ Court.

With particular experience in the Transport industry, Andrew has advised drivers and operators in relation to death by dangerous/careless driving prosecutions. He has represented Passenger Carrying Vehicle Operators and freight transport operators of all sizes in Public Inquiries before the Traffic Commissioner and/or the Transport Appeal Tribunals. He frequently advises transport operators on applications, renewals and variations of Operators’ Licences. Andrew also has particular expertise in the Maritime Shipping sector; representing parties at arbitration proceedings, in multi-jurisdictional claim for cargo and vessel damage.

Andrew has also provided training to organisations on anti-bribery policies and procedures.
Andrew is a member of the Confederation of Passenger Transport and the freight Transport Association. Member of the Honourable Society of Grays Inn, a Committee Member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates and Member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK). Member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers and a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association.