Andrew Sanderson, Partner, Dispute Resolution

Andrew Sanderson, Partner, Dispute Resolution, Fieldfisher

I am a Partner in the dispute resolution team based in the firm's London Office.

My industry expertise is in relation to the transport sector with particular expertise in road transport matters including Public Inquiries before the Traffic Commissioners and Transport Appeal Tribunal, defending road transport prosecutions in the Magistrates’ and Crown Court, health and safety, corporate manslaughter, and Coroners’ Inquests. Further, in the transport field I deal with international trade disputes regarding the sale and shipment of goods, voyage and time charters, bills of lading and general trading disputes.

I advise clients in relation to anti-bribery and corruption, fraud and regulatory compliance. Further, I defend both individuals as well as companies who are subject to investigation and prosecution by the Health & Safety Executive.

I am a Solicitor-Advocate with rights of audience in the Higher Courts, both Criminal and Civil. I am a member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates and am also a Committee member

I am a member of the Confederation of Passenger Transport and the Freight Transport Association. Member of the Honourable Society of Grays Inn and The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK). Member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

I lecture on issues such as corporate manslaughter and corporate/directors’ responsibility. I regularly contribute to Route One, Commercial Motor and CDC News, CDC Coach Drivers Handbook (2007-2014) as well as a regular contributor to various industry publications.

I was described in Chambers 2014 as having 'extensive knowledge of transport issues within the UK and EU'.

In my spare time I enjoy all sports especially football and cricket.  I attempt to play golf but usually very badly.


Chambers UK 2014 leading individual   Super Lawyers 2014