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  Andrew Denny



Andrew is a partner in the Litigation Department and head of the firm’s UK public law practice. He specialises in commercial and financial litigation, public and administrative law and human rights issues. He has particular expertise in cross-border disputes, including jurisdiction challenges, anti-suit injunctions and managing parallel claims in different jurisdictions.

Andrew advises corporate clients on human rights issues including defending claims in the UK courts in relation to alleged human rights impacts in other jurisdictions. He leads the editorial board of the group's publication The Business & Human Rights Review. Andrew chairs Allen & Overy's Human Rights Working Group, heading up the Executive Committee responsible for formulating policy and strategy to guide the firm's human rights work. He also acts for non-governmental organisations on a pro-bono basis in relation to human rights challenges against the UK government.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as barrister and solicitor, New Zealand, 1995

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2000

Academic qualifications

BA, Economics, The University of Auckland, 1994

LLB Hons, The University of Auckland, 1994

LLM, University of Cambridge, 1999

Published work

Andrew has written articles on public law issues for publications such as
Judicial Review

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