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 shareholder actions). Recognized for his expertise in international fraud cases, Andrew has significant experience with investigating acts of fraud and pursuing related claims, and defending against allegations of fraud.
Andrew has undertaken a large number of investigations and prosecutions on behalf of professional regulatory bodies, and has niche experience with disciplinary investigations into allegations of dishonesty and corruption. He has respresented sportsmen faced with allegations of match-fixing and the use of banned substances. Andrew also represents various individuals and sporting organisations in civil litigation.
Andrew’s cases are nearly always international, with a significant number emanating from Continental Europe and the Middle East. Clients and peers appreciate Andrew’s commerciality and ability to develop strategies to resolve the most complicated and large-scale frauds, and his efficient, pragmatic and down to earth approach.
Prior to joining LK, Andrew was European Regional Leader of Withers’ Commercial Litigation and Fraud Group, a role he assumed in September 2009 after spending three years in the firm’s Geneva office.
Andrew has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal 2023 as a Global Leader – Asset Recovery.