Legal Training

Andrew Jeffries

Independent Arbitrator, based near Sydney, Australia

Bespoke Training in Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Advocacy

"International experience with independent advantage"

Bespoke Training in Arbitration, Advocacy and Dispute Resolution:

  • Andrew’s legal practice has spanned the globe and industry sectors, including disputes over a petrochemical plant in Korea, the Manila water system, a power plant in The UAE,  complex FX derivatives in Poland, Government expropriation in Nigeria, the US insolvency of Lehmans, Government corruption in the Caribbean, and Sovereign debt in Peru.
  • Andrew’s broad experience also includes sitting as Arbitrator and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.   He sat as a registrar  in the High Court of Hong Kong and was a member of the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission.  He is a qualified Higher Courts Advocate and is an accredited NITA advocacy trainer.   He has appeared in court as an expert witness on English Law. 
  • He is an accredited CIArb teaching faculty member, and teaches and examines the CIArb diploma course in commercial arbitration.
  • Andrew’s training is very much bespoke and tailored to the needs of individual Firms and clients.  A wide range of contentious topics can be covered to the depth required.   The focus of this training is however more on international and comparative subjects, such as international arbitration and investment treaties, cross border and jurisdictional issues, Civil versus Common law, EU and other regional issues.   
  • For business executives and in-house lawyers, Andrew teaches claims avoidance, preparation and management, as well as dealing with regulatory investigations and raids.
  • The training can be from a few hours to a couple of days and is steered towards case studies based on real disputes, and as inter-active as can be achieved.   
  • Costs will vary depending upon content, location and duration.  However, once details have been agreed, Andrew will usually be able to give a fixed all-in price to cover the training, materials, travel and accommodation.