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Andrew Burns Esq QC

Full Title: Andrew Burns Esq QC
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 6.2.2018
Call Date: 14.10.1993

Andrew Burns QC attended Dover Grammar School and read Law at Downing College, Cambridge.  He has been a member of Devereux Chambers since his Call in 1993 and specialises in employment and commercial law, particularly injunctions, industrial relations and insurance law.  He is an advocate of the DIFC Courts in Dubai.  He became a Crown Court Recorder in 2009 and took silk in 2015.


He has taught advocacy and ethics for the Inn for a number of years and helped initiate its equality and diversity training. 



He served two terms on the BSB Professional Conduct Committee and currently chairs the Devereux Chambers Supervision Committee, having been in charge of pupillage for 5 years.  He is co-editor of Bloomsbury Professional's Discrimination Law, co-author of Injunctions by Sir David Bean and The Law of Reinsurance with Colin Edelman QC.  He has been a Scout leader for over 20 years, enjoys outdoor and adventurous activities and is an active member of his local church.