Andrea qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and specialised in bringing negligence claims against professionals, including solicitors, accountants, surveyors etc. In 2006, Andrea moved into the management team of a Top 100 law firm, developing a niche expertise in risk and compliance. Following five years as Consultant in her own risk and compliance business, and Head of Risk and Compliance and Training Principal at a law firm, Andrea joined Weightmans as a Consultant in March 2018 to work in Compli, Weightmans' bespoke regulatory consultancy service for law firms, alternative business structures, barristers and in-house lawyers. Andrea also delivers training on a wide range of areas, most recently on GDPR.
Andrea is a founder member and Chief Executive of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association, member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Professional Negligence and member of the Manchester Law Society regulatory affairs committee and COLP and COFA Forum.