Barrister | Clerksroom, Barrister Direct
Andrew is a specialist in claimant personal injury, with a particular interest in cases involving employers liability, public liability and Travel claims. Andrew also specialises in multi track and serious injury claims. Andrew has published several books on EL/ PL, fraud and Travel claims which can be found at :-http://www.lawbriefpublishing.com/all-books/
Andrew also has a specific interest in housing disrepair and cavity wall claims. Andrew ispublished on the subject at http://www.lawbriefpublishing.com/product/housingdisrepairandcavitywallclaims/
Before qualifying, as a Barrister, Andrew has 6 years advocacy experience, as a Solicitor. Andrew has worked for a number of leading Legal 500 firms specialising in RTA fraud, including Keoghs LLP and Weightmans LLP, acting for some of the leading insurance companies in the UK.
Andrew has also worked for a number of leading claimant personal injury and credit hire law firms, acting for some of the largest credit hire companies in the UK. Previously, Andrew was the Head of Litigation and In House Solicitor Advocate at a claimant personal injury and credit hire firm, with over 50 staff, and Andrew brings this vast experience, as a Solicitor, to the Bar.
Andrew is also a trainer for MBL seminars and the courses can be found here http://www.mblseminars.com/Speaker/Andrew%20McKie/767
Andrew also regularly writes Articles for legal publications such as JPIL and Law Brief Publishing and the books can be found here http://www.lawbriefpublishing.com/all-books/
Andrew is a Member of the Personal Injuries Bar Association and Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Judicial Feedback – Advocacy
“Miss X should be grateful that Mr Mckie was her barrister” –District Judge, Dudley County Court, following successful Small Claims Hearing in relation to Credit Hire, July 2012
Client Feedback – Advocacy and Advices:-
“Andrew is a most thorough, dedicated and hard working professional’ –Andrew Bell, Solicitor Advocate, Curtis Law, July 2012
“Many thanks for your time yesterday and today” – Partner, medium Personal Injury practice, Manchester, April 2012, following conference and advice to settle Multi-Track claim where fraud alleged.
“Thank you for preparing this so quickly. Nothing I like better than a proactive reply” – solicitor, Personal Injury practice Milton Keynes, July 2012, following receipt of Reply to Defence
“Happy with the service so far. Keep up the good work” – Costs Manager, large Personal Injury Practice, Merseyside, June 2012, following written Advice for Fast Track RTA where fraud alleged.
“Good Job, Thank you” – Partner, small Personal Injury practice, Cheshire, June 2012, after successful Application to allocate Credit Hire claim to Fast Track.
“Thank you very much for dealing with this matter so quickly. Very impressed!” – Personal Injury Fee Earner, large Personal Injury practice, Norwich, May 2012, following Advice on Quantum
Client Seminar / CPD Feedback:
“Thank you very much Andrew for organising this event. I have learnt a lot, it was very interesting. Looking forward to reading your article. Keep me posted.” – Managing Director of a Medical Agency following CPD Seminar, July 2012
“Thanks again for presenting such a well thought-out seminar last night ” – senior solicitor, following CPD Seminar, July 2012
“Thank you very much for the attached notes. Your help is really appreciated by us” – litigation executive, large Personal Injury Firm in Bolton, June 2012 following MOJ Portal CPD Training
Andrew undertakes claimant and defendant instructions, for the following types of work:-
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Andrew is happy to CFA instructions in the following areas:-
February 2012 Fully Qualified Barrister.
December 2011 – Solicitor Advocate – Solicitors Higher Rights of Audience (Civil)
July 2011 – Called to the Bar at Lincolns Inn.
May 2011- BBP Law, London – Bar Transfer Test.
January 2008 Fully Qualified Solicitor
2004-2005 Diploma In Legal Practice (Legal Practice Course), The College of Law, York.
2001-2004, LLB (Hons) Law / Criminology, University of Keele.
Why instruct Andrew and what makes him different from other counsel?