Neil Andrews

Neil Andrews

Professor of Civil Justice and Private Law, University of Cambridge

Member of the teaching staff, Cambridge University since 1983

Fellow of Clare College. 1995 present (former Fellow of Churchill College, 1983-1995)

Main teaching interests: civil justice and procedure (including court litigation, mediation, and arbitration); and contract law (English and transnational); and Roman law.

Called to the English Bar in 1981; Bencher of Middle Temple, 2007.

Member of the American Law Institute

Praesidium Member of the International Association of Procedural Law

English representative on working group for the AMERICAN LAW INSTITUTE/ UNIDROIT's `Transnational Principles of Civil Procedure' (Cambridge UP, 2006) (project active 2000 to 2006).

He has acted as expert on aspects of procedure and contract law in transnational disputes centred in New York and Europe.

2012-2016:  general report on `provisional relief’ project for European Law Institute/UNIDROIT; ditto, evidence project


Contract Law (2nd edn, Cambridge University Press, 2015)   

Arbitration and Contract Law (Springer, 2016)

Contract Rules: Decoding English Law (Intersentia, Cambridge, 2016)

Andrews on Civil Processes (2 vols) (Intersentia, Cambridge, 2013)

 (with MA Clarke, A Tettenborn, G Virgo) Contractual Duties: Performance, Breach, Termination, and Remedies (Sweet & Maxwell, London, 2011) (Contract Law Library) (Andrews writing the section on Breach and Performance)

 The Three Paths of Justice: Court Proceedings, Arbitration and Mediation in England (Springer: Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, 2012)  

Contracts and English Dispute Resolution (Jigakushu Publishers, Tokyo, 2010)

The Modern Civil Process: Judicial and Alternative forms of Dispute Resolution in England (Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, Germany, 2008): foreword to this book by Lord Mustill, LLD, FBA

English Civil Justice and Remedies: Progress and Challenges: the Nagoya Lectures (Shinzan Sha Publishers, Tokyo, 2007)

English Civil Procedure: Fundamentals of the New Civil Justice System (Oxford University Press, 2003): foreword to this book by Lord Woolf, former Lord Chief Justice of England, and former Master of the Rolls

Judicial Co-operation: Recent Progress (NOMOS Verlag, Baden-Baden, Germany, 2001)

Principles of Civil Procedure (Sweet & Maxwell, 1994)