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Andrew Breckenridge

Director, Solicitor

01206 693041

Andrew, who qualified as a solicitor in 1990, leads the TSP Dispute Resolution team. He joined TSP as a Director in April 2022. Andrew is the Director of Andrew Breckenridge Ltd, a corporate partner in Thompson Smith and Puxon. Based in our Colchester office, Andrew advises both individual and business clients on a wide range of issues involving complex disputes, dispute avoidance, mediation, related regulatory and reputational issues.

Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in Dispute Resolution, having completed his degree in Law at Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic before going on to the Law Society’s Final Examination at The College of Law, Chester. He has been a leading figure in commercial and banking litigation teams and is an experienced and able solicitor, acting effectively and with integrity on a broad range of litigation related work for a wide range of both individual and business clients.

Throughout his career Andrew has worked in Dispute Resolution in a number of areas including property, commercial, banking and financial services, professional negligence, insolvency, employment, construction and trusts related litigation.

In his spare time Andrew enjoys travel and spending time in the great outdoors. He is an enthusiastic mountain biker, enjoying cycling the lanes of Suffolk, and has previously ridden the “Way of the Roses”, a 170 mile coast to coast route from Lancashire through the Yorkshire Dales and Wolds. He is also a keen hill walker in the UK and with previous mountain walking abroad including Kilimanjaro, the Atlas Mountains in Morocco and in the Annapurna range in Nepal.

Thompson Smith and Puxon has, for a number of years, been highlighted by the Legal 500 as a Leading Firm in Commercial Litigation with Andrew being highlighted as a Recommended Lawyer. In 2022/23 the Legal 500 said: Experienced litigator Sharon Auton leads the team at Thompson Smith and Puxon, which is based in Colchester. In 2021, the practice continued to add to its client base and assisted with a range of cases concerning a number of commercial and civil litigation issues. Trained mediator and associate Laura-Pauline Adcock-Jones‘ practice includes property litigation and professional negligence disputes. Andrew Breckenridge, the former head of dispute resolution at Gotelee Solicitors in Ipswich, joined the firm as a director in April 2022.


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A warm TSP welcome to Andrew

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