Andrea is an experienced litigator and acts for a wide range of businesses dealing with contract and consumer disputes, insolvency, property possession and recoveries.
She is a fellow of the Institute of Legal executives with over 18 years’ experience in private practice. Andrea is a Senior Associate in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team in Derby having joined Geldards in March 2012.
Dealing with a broad range of contentious matters advising clients within the firms Automotive, Transport, Construction and Retail Sectors; Andrea is well regarded for her straight forward no nonsense approach.
Andrea lives in Derby with her husband and son Finn. She plays badminton for a local club and is a keen runner, regularly taking part in local 10k’s and half marathons.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"I have the confidence that once an instruction is given it will be dealt with with updates provided as necessary. Andrea Clayton has been outstanding in this respect"
Chambers & Partners. 2020
"Please accept our thanks on the exceptional and seamless service supplied by Geldards to Castle Bromwich Parish Council in regards to removing trespassers from our land. The service was professional and good value.”
Chairman of Leisure Services, 2019
"I would like to say a big thank you to Andrea and her team for getting possession of our property with a very difficult tenant in, she filled us with confidence from the start that we would gain possession and the tenant would be evicted. Thank you for your professionalism and kind manner, it has been a pleasure"
Client testimonial, 2018
“Having followed Andrea to Geldards, I have always found her approachable in providing sound litigation advice and tenacious in recovering debts owed to us. I am able to leave a case in Andrea’s capable hands, she will always advise on the best course of action and seek a cost neutral position for the company. I would recommend Andrea and Geldards for sound legal advice.”
Client testimonial, 2018
“I had a great experience working with Andrea. From my first interaction I was impressed with how she backed the opponent into a corner, questioning evidence whilst providing sensible, straightforward, legal and commercial advice, resulting in the best possible outcome for Leedale Limited”.
Ollie Walkup, Director, Leedale Limited
“We contacted Andrea to seek possession of a property that had difficult tenants with sensitive issues. Her professionalism and knowledge gave us the confidence to take the matter to Court with ease. We have found the attention to detail, value for money and timeliness of her work an asset to our organisation”.
Julie Birch, District Secretary, G.U.O.O.F.S
“Andrea is very responsive and takes care to ensure that Counsel has the instructions required. She is also very personable and a pleasure to work with”.
EH - Counsel, London Counsel