Andrew joined the faculty at Melbourne Law School in 2006, having been a Senior Fellow since 2002.
Andrew graduated from the University of Melbourne with First Class Honours in his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees. While an undergraduate at Melbourne Law School, he was an Editor of the Melbourne University Law Review and General Editor of the first edition of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation. He subsequently obtained a Graduate Diploma in International Law from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School. In 2005, he successfully defended his PhD thesis on "The Role of Principles in WTO Dispute Settlement" at the University of Cambridge, where he was a WM Tapp Scholar of Gonville & Caius College and a Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar.
During 2003-2004, Andrew was a Fellow at the Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown University. Since 2004, he has been a Fellow of the Tim Fischer Centre for Global Trade & Finance at Bond University. In 2006, he was a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law, in 2007 he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and in 2008 he was a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Law, London School of Economics and Scholar-in-Residence at the International Arbitration Group of WilmerHale in London. In 2007, following a nomination by the Australian government, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body added him to the indicative list of governmental and non-governmental panelists to hear WTO disputes. In 2009 he was a visiting Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown University.
Andrew was previously a Solicitor with Allens (formerly Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks) in Australia, and he worked briefly at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York. He has also worked in the Trade Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Intellectual Property Division of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the Legal Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He was a Consultant to the IMF in Geneva from 2003 to 2005.
In addition to his Melbourne teaching, Andrew has taught WTO law to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Bond University, Monash University, and the University of Western Ontario, and to Australian and overseas government officials for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the International Development Law Organization and the Canadian International Development Agency. Andrew also consults for the private sector and international organisations. He has been engaged by Telstra for a research project on trade and telecommunications issues and by the World Health Organization to advise on issues concerning the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Andrew has published in numerous journals and books on areas including WTO law, international law, international humanitarian law, and constitutional law. He compiled, edited and contributed to Challenges and Prospects for the WTO, a book published by Cameron May in 2005. His monograph Legal Principles in WTO Disputes was published by Cambridge University Press in 2008.
WTO Indicative List Panelist
Journal of International Economic Law, Member of the Editorial Board
Journal of International Dispute Settlement, General Editor on the Executive Board
Corresponding Editor, International Legal Materials (ILM), American Society of International Law