Visiting Senior Lecturer, The City Law School, Barrister, City, University of London

Andrew Worthley is a barrister, academic and musician. Called to the Bar in 2004, he has a broad common law practice area which encompasses employment, property & chancery, commercial and family law. His advocacy has received judicial commendation from Ward LJ, who stated in the case of Baker v Rowe [2009] EWCA Civ 860, "I wish to pay my tribute to Mr Worthley not only for his erudition but for the careful, sensible and charming way in which he has argued this application." Andrew is a visiting senior lecturer at City, University of London having formerly been a full-time lecturer on the BPTC. He has previously been a Specialist Advisor to the House of Lords, external examiner at Queen’s University Belfast and a Professor in Residence at City University New York. Holding degrees in law, education and theology Andrew is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an accredited advocacy trainer with the ATC and Co-Author of the Oxford University Press Advocacy textbook. He is also a musician and recording artist whose music has featured on BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music.


  • –present
    Lecturer, The City Law School, City University London


  • 2013 
    City University London, PGCAP
  • 2006 
    University of Wales, Lampeter, LTh
  • 2004 
    University of West England, BVC (Dip Law)
  • 2003 
    University of Exeter, LLB (Hons)