Andrew qualified as an insurance and reinsurance lawyer in the City in 2001. He joined Keoghs’ London office as a partner in 2017.
Andrew has wide experience in coverage and related disputes across a number of lines of first party and third party business, including reinsurance, property, CAR, PI, D&O, and cyber. He has a particular interest in the operation of the insurance market and often acts in connection with subscription market issues, delegated authority agreements and layered (re)insurance programmes.
Andrew's caseload typically consists of technical, complex and/or high value matters, often involving multiple parties and jurisdictions around the world. He also drafts (re)insurance wordings and advises insurers on product development.
Andrew is a regular speaker and commentator in the insurance market and runs the Insurance Contract Wordings courses for the Lloyd’s Market Association. The Legal 500 says: “Andrew Schutte: exceptional technical ability delivered in a no-nonsense style. He’s the go-to partner for any troublesome legal problems” and “Andrew Schutte has an excellent knowledge of the insurance and reinsurance market. He is proactive in ensuring he knows where the next round of disputes are going to be, and ensuring he is on top of it. In terms of litigation, he has an excellent instinct for taking the right course, and has a well organised team."