5 Essex Court

Andrew Waters

Call 1987

Professional Discipline & Regulatory

Andrew is described as “Pre-eminent for police conduct and discipline cases” (Chambers UK). He has a considerable depth of experience both in terms of advisory work and as an advocate. He also regularly provides lectures and training to police forces and police lawyers on this area of law.

Cases of note include the discipline proceedings against PC Simon Harwood for the death of Ian Tomlinson, a newspaper vendor, during the G20 protests in London.

Andrew has experience of dealing with Health and Safety issues both in a policing and non-policing context. He has dealt with high profile and complex cases, including representing Sheffield Wednesday Football Club following the Hillsborough disaster.

Andrew also has considerable experience in other disciplinary fields including work for the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Bar Council.