Andrew Rush


[Andrew is] "very capable" and "very easy to work with".

Chambers [UK 2020]


Andrew joined Birketts in 2005. He is a Partner and Head of our Construction and Engineering Team.

Andrew specialises in all aspects of construction law. He has experience in both non-contentious drafting and the management of disputes. He advises on all the construction aspects of property transactions and is familiar with all standard forms (JCT, ICE, NEC, GC/Works, ACE, RIBA, RICS) as well as regularly drafting and negotiating bespoke appointments and contracts. Andrew acts for a variety of clients including funders, developers, public sector bodies, contractors and sub-contractors on all forms of dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and adjudication).

Andrew is based at our Chelmsford office.

Other Information

Andrew began his career as a Chartered Civil Engineer and member of the Institute of Civil Engineers. He re-trained with a leading international legal practice before joining Birketts. Andrew has a masters degree in Construction Law and Arbitration from Kings College. He qualified as a Solicitor in September 2000.

Andrew is recommended and named as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 [UK 2020]. In the previous edition clients note that Andrew has "a no-nonsense approach and is very well liked".

Andrew is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2020]. In this edition clients describe him as "very capable" and "very easy to work with".

Legal 500 UK 2020 - Leading Individual          Legal 500 UK 2020 Recommended Lawyer