Mr Andrew Horner

Andrew holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of East Anglia (First Class) and an MA in Medical Ethics and Law from Keele University (Distinction). Andrew completed the BPTC at BPP University (Outstanding). He has rapidly progressed in Chambers, having established a reputation for his measured, persuasive and fearless advocacy in a relatively short period of time.

Andrew’s expertise in family law is particularly strong, and he accepts instructions in financial remedy, public and private law children, and domestic abuse matters. With a special interest in financial remedy proceedings, he is regularly instructed in cases involving complex financial arrangements, including those involving multiple properties, businesses, and challenging legal issues. Andrew also has a particular interest in cases giving rise to medical or bioethical questions, including those heard in the Court of Protection.

In addition to his family law practice, Andrew maintains a civil practice and accepts instructions in TOLATA and Inheritance Act matters. Andrew is also qualified to undertake civil and commercial mediation. He is a member of the INQUEST Lawyers Group, and accepts instructions on behalf of bereaved families in respect of pre-inquest reviews and inquests, with a particular focus on child deaths in custody or care.

Andrew is highly regarded by clients and colleagues alike, with many praising his professionalism, thoroughness, and human touch. He is also qualified under the Public Access Scheme to accept instructions directly from members of the public, making him an accessible and convenient choice for clients.


“I can honestly say, that having dealt with Mr Horner both through chambers and directly he is a credit to the Bar and a credit to 2 New Street Chambers”