"A highly accomplished and very friendly silk." ''A very personable silk, who has never lost the human touch' '

Andrew Lewis KC

Call: 1985 | Silk: 2009

Email: Andrew.Lewis@byromstreet.com


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Andrew Lewis KC has vast experience in all areas of personal injury and clinical negligence work, having specialised in these fields since joining the Bar. In Silk his practice largely consisted of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and cerebral palsy claims. 


Having recently stepped back from his very busy practice and sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, Andrew now concentrates on working as an Evaluative Mediator in personal injury and clinical negligence claims. He is an Accredited Mediator with the Society of Mediators and has successfully worked as a Mediator and Evaluator for many years, creating protocols and providing training for an independent mediation and evaluation provider.


Legal Directories have consistently rated Andrew as a Tier 1 Leading Silk for his personal injury and clinical negligence work.


Andrew is as good as it gets. He is charming, sensible, pragmatic, an excellent lawyer, and an opponent that it is a real pleasure to be against. He is first-class for catastrophic loss claims.” – The Legal 500 (2024)


“He is calm, measured, very astute and commercially minded, but not afraid to roll up his sleeves to get the right result.” "Andrew is a joy to work with. He gets to the heart of complex medical causation issues with ease." – Chambers and Partners (2024)


A consummate professional with an eye for detail and an unflappable courtroom manner. His advocacy is a model of clarity.” - Legal 500 (2023)


"Exceptionally gifted and tremendously astute. He also has a good rapport with clients." "Very smooth, confident and always prepared within an inch of his life." "He is fantastic with clients and is able to simplify complex things. He is very user-friendly."  - Chambers and Partners (2022)


He is a superb negotiator and has everything you would want in an effective opponent: excellent judgement and knowledge, robust but fair and effective advocacy and huge charm.”  - Legal 500 (2022)


An excellent and very experienced silk. He is very calm, reassuring, thorough and always extremely well prepared.” “He is a polished advocate and a delightful opponent.”  “A gifted advocate who has the ability to communicate well with families and put them at ease.” “He is highly skilled, extremely approachable, and excellent both in court and in negotiations.” – Chambers and Partners (2021)


“He is very detailed and thorough assessment of the evidence. He is excellent in conference with balancing the complex medical and legal points in discussions with experts and also making everything accessible for the client or litigation friend to follow the evidence and the views being discussed.” – The Legal 500 (2021)


“A legendary QC who is rightly regarded as one of the best around” – Chambers and Partners (2020)




2001 - Recorder (Civil)
2004 - Recorder (Crime)
2009 - Queens Counsel
2010 – Deputy High Court Judge




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