Andrew McInnes

Andrew McInnes

Year of Call: 2007

Inn of Court: Gray's Inn

Andrew specialises in all aspects of crime up to and including murder. He has been instructed in a number of; serious sexual offences, serious violence, high value fraud, trading standards and regulatory offences.

Andrew originally qualified as a solicitor and practiced for a number of years in Merseyside with a particular interest in private motoring cases. He still retains a specialist magistrates court practice in the field with emphasis upon: special reasons arguments, exceptional hardship arguments and drink drive related offences. He is aware of the extreme importance of a driving licence to both business and individuals and has succeeded on many occasions in ensuring favourable outcomes in such cases.

Recent cases:

2017 – R v Bilsborough and others – appeared as defence junior in drug related murder allegation.

2016 – R v Livesey – £200,000 fraud case. Successfully defended a former solicitor accused of being a business advisor within a multi handed fraud.

2016 – R v Kent – Successfully defended a mother accused of being complicit in the abuse of her daughters.

2016 – R v Khalil – successfully defended a young mother accused by her former partner of assaulting their young son.

2016 – R v Cashin – Successfully defended a male of the date rape of a female friend.

2016 – R v Jones – successfully defended a male accused of the serious sexual assault upon his neighbour

2015 – R v Sargent – defended an employee accused of multiple thefts in excess of £200,000 from his employer over a considerable period.

2014 – R v Coles and other – defended a male involved in nationwide betting scam targeting bookmakers in England, Scotland and Wales.

2013 – R v Taylor – defended an employee accused of theft of over £1 million pounds from his employer to fund an online gambling addiction.


St Anselm’s College, Birkenhead.

John Moores University

College of Law, Chester