Masters of the Bench
His Honour Judge Keyser QC
Full Title: His Honour Judge Keyser QCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 28.11.2017
Call Date: 25.11.1986
Andrew Keyser was educated at Cardiff High School and Balliol College, Oxford. An Astbury Scholar of the Inn, he was called in 1986 and practised from the Chambers at 34 (later 9) Park Place in Cardiff, initially in general common law work and latterly in Chancery and mercantile work. He was appointed a recorder in 2001. In 2006 he took silk and was approved to sit in the Technology and Construction Court. In 2008 he was authorised to sit as a deputy judge in the Queen’s Bench Division and the Chancery Division. He was appointed in 2011 as a Circuit Judge in Leeds, where he was the principal TCC judge. In 2012 he returned to Cardiff as the Mercantile (now Circuit Commercial) judge. He is the principal TCC Judge for Wales and also sits in the Chancery Division and the Administrative Court. He is the Chairman of the Legal Sub-Committee of the Church in Wales’ Governing Body and was installed in 2017 as Chancellor of The Diocese of Llandaff.