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Andrew Pickard

Andrew’s focus has been on competition disputes that are international in scope. Since joining Hausfeld as an intern in 2017, Andrew has become an integral part of the team working on the famous Trucks litigation.

Expertise

As a trainee, Andrew works on a wide variety of cases, including the launch of Hausfeld’s consumer action against Daimler relating to the emissions scandal involving Mercedes vehicles. In addition, he recently completed a secondment at Which?, where he took on non-contentious commercial matters.

Andrew has been involved in all stages of the litigation process and has broad knowledge of pre-action and case management considerations as well as settlement experience for competition cases at differing stages of proceedings. 

He contributes actively to our business development efforts and demonstrates excellent case management skills, having been involved with hearing preparation for the Commercial Court, Chancery Division and Competition Appeal Tribunal. He has also been involved with the pro bono efforts of Hausfeld with a number of cases.

Practice Areas

Competition Disputes

At Hausfeld, Andrew has been part of the Trucks cartel litigation team. Hausfeld is currently representing a group of companies in the Competition Appeal Tribunal in respect of their damages claims arising from the European Truck cartel. This case was listed among The Lawyer magazine's Top 20 Cases for 2019.

Andrew has also assisted with the Hausfeld teams working on the Polyurethane Foam and Capacitors cartels.

He is currently working within the competition team on abuse of dominance cases, particularly focusing on the Trains case - the opt out collective claim in the Competition Appeal Tribunal on behalf of millions of passengers against three major UK rail franchises alleging abuse of their dominant position, the first of its kind in England and Wales.

Commercial Disputes

Andrew has worked on various cases with the commercial litigation team, including with an arbitration before the LCIA.

Consumer Claims

Andrew is currently part of the team working on Hausfeld’s consumer action against against Daimler relating to the emissions scandal involving Mercedes vehicles where he assisted with the launch and client outreach.

Education

Legal Practice Course with MSc in Law, Business and Management, University of Law
Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law
History Degree, University of York

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