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Name: Andrew Joseph James Settle

Position: Managing Partner & Solicitor-Advocate

Role: Oversees all aspects of the three offices, each department, business development, CMC liaison.

Andrew brings strong strategic vision and a commitment to doing everything in the best interests of our clients and employees. Andrew has created a stable, debt-free law firm which has experienced rapid expansion during the four years it has been practicing. Investing time in technological innovations has allowed the firm to experience continuous improvement and effective risk management. In 2019 Andrew was shortlisted for the much sought-after Excellence in Practice Management award from the Law Society in recognition of his excellent work as Practice Manager.

Education: Lancaster University & Chester College of Law.

Legal Background: Andrew previously worked in various Consumer Credit teams working with leading Barristers before progressing to work on high value complex litigation. Andrew was involved in a number of High-Profile Sports & Media litigation cases before setting up Joseph James Law in 2016.

Since setting up Joseph James Law, Andrew has become one of the leading Solicitors in dealing with aviation litigation and consumer/plevin litigation matters. Now Andrew predominantly manages the Firm and works on high complexity and/or high value litigation matters on behalf of both individuals and businesses.

Interests: Away from work and family time Andrew loves fishing including match fishing competitively. In 2015 Andrew competed an Ironman in his birth town of Bolton but two young boys Oliver and Luke have now taken him away from endurance sports!

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My family and I were in need of professional legal advice regarding our late mother, Andrew Settle of JJL was professional, courteous and extremely understanding , which at the time was extremely helpful.

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