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Andrew Hashim



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Andrew Hashim





One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

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Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2020

Admitted: United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2020

Admitted: Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2020

Admitted: England & Wales, 2022


BA (International Honours), International Relations, College of William & Mary, 2015 (summa cum laude)

BA (International Honours), International Relations, University of St. Andrews, 2015 (First Class Honours)

BA (Hons), Law, University of Cambridge, 2017 (Senior Status)

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), London, 2018 (Hardwicke Entrance Award, Sir Thomas More Bursary)

LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2019 (James Kent Scholar, Edwin Parker Prize)

Pro bono

Litigated Cases

  • Represented a delivery driver in a small claims breach of contract case. Received judgement in favour of client.
  • Represented a store manager in an unfair dismissal and racial discrimination case against a large retailer. Acted to defend a strike out application by senior council for the respondent and later obtained a substantial settlement for client.
  • Represented a new mother who had been made redundant whist on maternity leave in a pregnancy and maternity discrimination case. Case resolved to client’s benefit.

Appellate Experience

  •  Represented a client with a range of autoimmune diseases who was denied benefits by the UK Department for Works and Pensions. Following a loss at first instance the case was appealed and the client later prevailed on appeal and re-hearing.
  • Successfully defended an appeal brought by employers against a domestic worker. The domestic worker had obtained a judgment against the employers for their failure to pay the statutory minimum wage and holiday pay.

Published work

  • Author, “The U.S. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976: International Commercial Disputes and Exceptions to Sovereign Immunity”, published in State of Arbitration – Essays in Honour of Professor George Bermann (Juris, 2022)
  • Author, “Cyber Warfare and International Law: A Case for Rules Governing Invisible Warfare” (Columbia Journal of Transnational Law Blog Post, 2018)