Justice of the AIFC Court
Justice Andrew Spink QC was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in 1985 and appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 2003. He is joint Head of Chambers and leads the Commercial team at Outer Temple Chambers, a barristers’ chambers in London. He was appointed a Deputy High Court Judge in the High Court of England and Wales in 2008 and sits regularly in this capacity in the Queen’s Bench Division and Chancery Division of that Court. He has also sat for many years as a Civil Recorder in the courts of the Western Circuit.
His specialist expertise includes complex commercial civil disputes, commercial trusts, banking, financial services and pensions law, regulatory law, and non-contentious strategic advisory work in all of these fields. He has extensive experience of mediation and arbitration. He was educated at Queens’ College, Cambridge University, where he graduated with a BA in Natural Sciences and Law in 1984 and received his MA in 1985.