Andrew Westcott


Andrew has been a director of the Institute since 2016 and secretary since 2017. He is the father of two boys who joined the Institute in 2012 and 2015 respectively. Andrew holds Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees from the University of Melbourne where he was awarded prizes in law, philosophy and Ancient Greek. Andrew was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2001 and has practised extensively in corporate and commercial litigation at large law firms. Andrew has taught at Melbourne Law School on a sessional basis. Andrew is currently a senior lawyer at Ashurst in Melbourne, a member of the Council of Law Reporting in Victoria and the secretary of the Melbourne String Ensemble. ​