andrew full - Andrew Eaton Hart

Andrew Eaton Hart

Civil and Family Barrister
  • Year of Call
  • 1989

Civil Law

Overview

Andrew regularly accepts instructions in various speciality disciplines. He has an interest and expertise in boundary disputes and other land-related claims, including disputes over rights of way, easements and Highway infringement. He is instructed in Housing cases, including claims for possession based on anti-social behaviour or nuisance.

He frequently represents clients at Mediation/ADR meetings in all the areas of work he covers.

He advises on Employment law and appear before the Employment Tribunal representing both employers and employees

Personal Injury

He accepts instructions in all manner of cases for Claimants and Defendants. He has a particular interest in travel-related cases, including skiing and snowboarding accidents. Recent cases include appearing in Wagenaar v Weekend Travel & Serradj [2014] EWCA Civ 1105 where the Court of Appeal set out important guidance on the interaction of the QOCS rules on Part 20 proceedings.

Family Law

Overview

His practice is evenly shared between children cases and ancillary relief cases. He has represented parents and guardians in private law and care cases, together with domestic violence fact-finding and “parental alienation syndrome” contact cases. His ancillary relief practice includes cases involving business valuations, non-disclosure/dissipation of assets, and the interaction of ancillary relief with insolvency.

In addition he is instructed in Inheritance Act claims for both the estate and the claimant, and regularly advises and represent clients in Trust of Land Act and other claims between unmarried cohabitees.

Biographical and Other Information

  • Association
  • A member of the Family Law Bar Association and the Personal Injury Bar Association.
  • Deputy
  • He was appointed a Deputy District Judge in March 2011.
  • public
  • Andrew is accredited to undertake public access work.
  • Education
  • Education: Exeter University; Inns of Court Law School.

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