British Virgin Islands
Andrew read law at New College, Oxford before completing an LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law at University College, London (UCL). He was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2004 by Lincolns Inn before undertaking pupillage at a commercial Chambers in Grays Inn, London.
He was called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin `Islands) in 2013 and has been a Part II Advocate (Full Rights of Audience) at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) since 2013.
Andrew’s practice for the past ten years has focused on Offshore Commercial Law and to that end he has worked on matters from the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Anguilla and most prominently the British Virgin Islands. His practice focusses on high value and complex cross-border and domestic commercial litigation and he has represented and advised: High Net worth individuals; Directors; shareholders; and International Companies amongst others.
He is a past Treasurer of the BVI Bar Association, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.
Emery Cooke is a British Virgin Islands based law firm with an office in the Bahamas focussed on provided clear and coherent legal advice and representation across the commercial spectrum, particularly in relation to dispute resolution.
Collectively, members of Emery Cooke have appeared on behalf of banks, trust companies, high net worth individuals, multinational corporations, international funds as well as domestic and international companies. They have extensive experience in the Court of Appeal in both the BVI and Bahamas as well as the Privy Council.