Andrew Ritchie QC

Andrew Ritchie QC

Andrew Ritchie QC

Barrister, Head of Chambers | 9 Gough Square

Head of Chambers, 9 Gough Square, London

MA Law, Magdelene College, Cambridge, 1981

Qualified solicitor 1984, called to the bar 1985

Queen’s Counsel 2009

Fellow and college advocate, Magdalene College Cambridge

Fellow of APIL

Ex chairman of the Personal Injuries Bar Association 2014- 2016

Managing Director of PicArbs, the Personal Injury Claims Arbitration Service

Arbitrator,  member CIArb

Legal Practice:

Andrew practices in tort law involving personal injury and clinical negligence.

His reported cases include Corr v IBC (House of Lords) and Phillips v Rafiq & MIB  (Court of Appeal) and most recently Lewington v MIB  [2017].

Andrew represented the family of Carlos Estrada during the InAmenas Algerian terrorist atrocity Inquest in 2015 and represented the families of 24 of the deceased at the inquest arising from the Tunisian beach murders in 2017.  Andrew is representing the families of the deceased in the Croydon Tram crash inquest and civil claims.

Andrew is the editor of volumes 3 and 4 of Kemp and Kemp on Quantum.

Andrew is an arbitrator and the Managing Director of PIcARBS, the nationwide Personal Injuries Claim Arbitration Service.



  • Chambers & Partners: Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence silk of the year 2016
  • Legal 500: Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence silk of the year 2015.