Andrew Davis

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Building and Construction
  • Commercial Law
  • Common Law
  • Contract Law
  • Coroner’s Inquests and Commissions of Inquiry
  • Corporations Law
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Equity
  • Insurance Law
  • Local Court
  • Professional Negligence
  • Statutory Tribunals
  • Trade Practices and Competition
  • Work Health & Safety (WHS)


  • Australian Capital Territory
  • High Court
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia


BA (Melb)

Date of Admission: 1994
Admitted as Barrister: 2000

Professional Career

Andrew has a broad practice spanning various areas of the law, founded upon over twenty years of experience. His primary areas of practice are in the insurance sector and commercial law. In the commercial area, apart from general contractual disputes, Andrew has a focus on general equity, corporations, director responsibility and shareholder disputes

In addition to statutory compensation schemes, Andrew specialises in complex occupier claims, general liability claims, and professional negligence claims and has an extensive practice in heavy motor vehicle and machinery claims, including complex technical failures, and catastrophic failures along with design and manufacturing defects.

Andrew also has considerable experience with complex coronial inquests involving issues as diverse as yachting, mining, landslides, fires and vehicle-related deaths. He has appeared in associated regulatory prosecutions. Andrew’s clients include small, medium and large corporations across a diverse range of industries, along with large general insurers, overseas underwriters and smaller boutique insurers, brokers and underwriters. He appears in all courts throughout Australia and is the preferred Counsel nationally for a number of clients.