ANDREW SKINNER BEng(Hons), CEng, MIET, Solicitor

Andrew Skinner is a solicitor practising UK, EU and international trade law, including export controls, sanctions, import and customs controls, anti-bribery, ethics, commercial contracts, supply chain and other local and international trade law matters, with a particular focus on providing clients with clear and pragmatic advice.

Andrew's skills and experience are unique in this technically challenging area of law. Not only is Andrew a lawyer, but he is also a qualified engineer, having originally trained with the UK Ministry of Defence. 

Andrew also understands the day to day challenges of managing a global compliance programme having previously practised as an in-house lawyer and Head of Global Trade Compliance for a large technology company.


Consequently, Andrew is able to consider complex trade law issues with the benefit of legal, technical and operational skills and experience.

Andrew Skinner holds a Graduate Diploma in Law and a Bachelor of Engineering degree with honours. He became a Member of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) in 1994, a Chartered Engineer in 2008 and was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 2012.


  • Law Society of England & Wales.

  • Engineering Council, Chartered Engineer.

  • Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET).


  • Export controls

  • Sanctions

  • Import and customs controls

  • Anti-bribery

  • Ethics

  • Commercial contracts

  • Supply chain

  • Other local and international trade law matters

AM Skinner Solicitors is Authorised & Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA Number 659045

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