Andrew has been providing intellectual property advice and support to clients since beginning his professional legal career in 1993.
Highly-qualified, Andrew completed a Diploma in Business Law and Economics and a Diploma in Design and Management before starting in the legal profession at Grant Spencer Caisley & Porteous.
In 1996 he became a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and has since gone on to hold senior positions at several leading law firms in London and South East, including setting up his own practice AJM Associates in 2002.
During this time, Andrew worked on several high-profile cases and successfully argued the widely reported High Court decision concerning the admission of further evidence on appeal in the case of Etat Francais representee par la Ministere de L’Agriculture de la Foret v Bernard Matthews Plc – LABEL ROUGE.
Outside of his day-to-day work Andrew has sat on the Council of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) in 1999, during which he helped revise CITMA’s educational programme.
As well as providing advice to clients, Andrew has lent his expertise to publications and even spent time on Kent Business Radio providing advice to listeners on their IP issues.
Andrew is also a part-qualified UK Patent Attorney, which means he can provide support with a wide range of issues relating to IP.