Andrew Anderson worked as a barrister for six years before becoming a partner in a law firm. As a barrister he worked both in private practice and as a Principal Crown Prosecutor. Appointed to the position of Principal Crown Prosecutor in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (Qld) at age 26, he appeared as leading counsel in numerous criminal trials in the Supreme and District Courts, including trials for murder, drugs, violent and sexual offending. His professional reputation has meant he is the lawyer other lawyers have selected when they have required advice and representation.
Andrew provides expert legal advice as well as thorough and fearless advocacy in the courtroom. His passion for issues that affect the rights and liberties of individuals means your case will get the attention it deserves.
Andrew has a focus on complex criminal law cases, particularly criminal appeals. He has been engaged as counsel in a number of successful appeals in the Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia. His appeal work includes cases concerning the constitutional guarantee of jury trials for certain crimes under the laws of the Commonwealth. He is able to bring his extensive litigation experience to every matter to obtain the best outcome for every client, no matter its simplicity or complexity.
In addition to criminal law, Andrew performs work in employment law, particularly where it relates to disciplinary issues and workplace investigations for misconduct. He also has represented experience in representing clients in inquests and before Royal Commissions.