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Andrew Short QC continues to act in the biggest multi party cases. He is at the forefront of equal pay claims in the private sector (ASDA; Sainsbury’s; Next). His multi party and pensions knowledge has resulted in instructions on behalf of hundreds of judges and thousands of firefighters in successful discrimination challenges to public sector pension reform (McCloud; Sargeant).
Andrew’s expertise and experience in pensions crossover employment claims and in equal pay litigation is unrivalled and his work is different from individual claims by employees against employers. Andrew’s cases are complex in terms of case management and often involve ground-breaking legal issues being determined by the appellate courts. These cases directly impacts the hundreds and thousands of claimants in the litigation and indirectly determines the rights of workers in whole sectors of the economy.
Andrew’s nomination is thoroughly deserved and Outer Temple congratulates him on his nomination. The Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards awards reflect achievements of barristers over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. The event will be held on Thursday, 18 November 2021 at 7pm.
Andrew Short QC is a leading Employment and Pensions Silk. Andrew was also nominated for, and won, the Employment Silk of the Year Award at the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2021. His “practical” and “realistic” approach together with his “great understanding of the commercial issues in a case” makes his strategic advice and his advocacy highly sought after by his clients, whether they are national or international companies or organisations, public bodies, trustees, trade unions or individuals. He is able to bring years of experience as a trial lawyer in hostile and contentious claims to bear whenever necessary.