Andrew McNamara has been ranked in the Chambers UK Bar 2017 for Personal Injury (Band 2) and Social Housing (Band 2).

Personal Injury

He has expertise in the full spectrum of personal injury matters including industrial disease and employers’ liability claims. He assists both claimants and defendants.


Very good at explaining matters to clients. He is reliable and goes the extra mile.

Recent work:

Acted for the defendant in Pickles -v- Calico Housing, a case concerning hand-arm vibration.

Social Housing

He advises on homelessness policy, introductory tenancy schemes and right-to-buy for landlords, local councils and tenants. He also sits as a judge of the First-tier Tribunal and is an assistant coroner for Nottinghamshire.


He has vast experience with both tenants and local authorities.

Very good in court in terms of cross-examination of witnesses and attention to detail.

Recent work:

Represented Newark and Sherwood District Council in the defence of a possession claim.

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