Andrew Ford is a leading commercial litigator focused on large international disputes, fraud, and asset tracing exercises. His expertise includes disputes involving banking transactions, derivatives, claims in tort and unfair prejudice allegations (minority shareholders’ actions). Recognized for his expertise with international fraud cases, Andrew handles investigations into acts of fraud and related claims as well as defending against allegations of fraud. His cases are nearly always international, with a significant number involving Continental Europe and the Middle East.
Andrew has undertaken a large number of investigations and prosecutions on behalf of professional regulatory bodies, and has experience with disciplinary investigations into allegations of dishonesty and corruption, including high-profile international investigations. He has represented athletes faced with allegations of match-fixing and the use of banned substances, and individuals and sporting organisations in civil litigation.
Prior to joining Lipman Karas, Andrew was European Regional Leader of Withers’ Commercial Litigation and Fraud Group.