Andrew Forsyth
Managing Associate
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Andrew's main areas of work are in the shipping and transport sector and in health and safety law. He acts for a number of P&I Clubs in defending personal injury claims resulting from accidents at sea, in the oil and offshore sector, and on ferries and fishing vessels. He defends asbestos and other disease claims for shipping clients. He also acts for clients in relation to ship arrest and other commercial aspects of shipping litigation.

Chambers & Partners ranked Andrew in 2016 in the Shipping category - clients say he has aquired "the knowledge and experience particular to the industry which we are comfortable with"

Andrew also acts for a number of land based employers, including haulage and logistic companies, in defending personal injury claims. These include employer, public and road traffic liability claims.

Andrew is one of our specialists in health and safety law. He regularly advises clients in the public and private sector in relation to compliance with Health and Safety legislation. He carries out post accident investigations provides advice in relation to MAIB, MCA, HSE, police and other regulatory bodies. Andrew is an experienced advocate and regularly appears in court on our clients' behalf in civil proofs, health and safety prosecutions and Fatal Accident Inquiries.