Andrew has been in Chambers over 30 years. He started clerking at 22 Old Buildings (now Atkins Chambers) in the mid-eighties before moving to FTB (then at 2 Harcourt Buildings).
Andrew is the Principal Clerk now responsible for business development, research, clerking administration and members finance. Andrew has an in depth knowledge of all Chambers practice areas and is always happy to assist clients when looking to instruct FTB.
He is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and the Legal Practice Management Association and is qualified to deal with Public Access clients.. He also holds a qualification from the Open University in Accounting and Bookkeeping.
Published comment: "Andrew Briton [is] very easy to deal with, efficient and easy to reach.", Chambers and Partners, 2022
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"The clerks team is very strong, and the set are always a pleasure to deal with. In particular they are very good at liaising with the courts and other sets to help get hearings listed etc. My dealings are mostly with Andrew Briton."Legal 500, 2024
"The clerks are all brilliant and very personable. We have been dealing most recently with Molly Dumbelton, who is responsive and helpful. I have always had positive experiences with Andrew Briton and Paul Coveney."Legal 500, 2024