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Andrew is a Public Law, Human Rights and Immigration specialist. He has a broad court trial, appeal, injunctive, and advisory practise, with experience at every level of Court and Tribunal. His wide client base includes private and publicly funded individuals, and businesses.
Andrew has a busy Administrative Court practise, in which he has particular expertise in Unlawful Detentions, Anti-Trafficking, Removals under UK/EU Law, Business Sponsorship Revocations concerning Regulatory Compliance, and injunctive relief applications.
Andrew is currently instructed in a challenge to the General Regulatory Chamber regarding data breaches under the General Data Protection Regulations. He also has a developing practise in the field of Regulatory compliance with a focus upon Anti-money laundering, asset recovery, and the Bribery Act.
He has an appellate practise in the field of Asylum and Immigration law, and has appeared before the Court of Appeal and Tribunal on numerous occasions. He has appeared in Country Guidance, Dublin Convention matters, and reported cases regarding complex procedural and statutory interpretation points as well as novel human rights issues. Andrew is currently instructed in a challenge to the paradigm application of ECHR Articles 3 and 8 in complex ‘foreign medical cases’ in the Upper Tribunal, and on appeal to the Court of Appeal.
In his first 5 years at the Bar Andrew enjoyed a busy Crown Court practise, in concert with his growing civil law practise. Prior to coming to the Bar, he was Legal Researcher to Gareth Peirce at Birnberg Peirce and Partners, and worked primarily upon landmark ECHR Article 3 International Extradition cases.
PPE BA (Hons) at Mansfield College, Oxford University,
GDL (Commendation) City, London University
BVC (Very Competent) City, London University
One Pump Court's, Andrew Gilbert, discusses his thoughts on a government controlled internet in Lawyer Monthly magazine.— Read more