Andrew Hochhauser QCAndrew Hochhauser QC

Essex Court Chambers, London

Andrew Hochhauser QC was called to the Bar in 1977 and took silk in 1997. He is a Harmsworth Scholar, was elected a Bencher in 2000 and appointed Civil Recorder in 2004. Andrew has a broad-based practice which includes substantial court and advisory work. He was recently described by Chambers UK as “magical in the courtroom and the best cross-examiner in the business.”

As a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Andrew has particular knowledge and experience of international arbitration. He has chaired the Middle Temple Scholarship and Prizes Committee since 2008, fostering young talent and promoting future excellence at the Bar. Andrew is Vice Chair of the Inns of Court College of Advocacy and, together with fellow IAA trainer Colin Edelman QC, runs the Middle Temple Civil New Practitioners Programme, overseeing advocacy training for new barristers.

advocacy trainers

Cross and direct examination, opening and closing submissions, case theory and handling expert witnesses

arbitrator trainers

Preparing for the hearing, handling hearings with advocates and witnesses from different jurisdictions policing cross examination and ensuring an enforceable award

expert witness trainers

Preparation of your own report, conference to finalise the report and prepare for the hearing and withstanding cross examination on your own report.

witness of fact trainers

Learn what to expect if you are due to give evidence as a witness of fact. What is the best way of preparing for and withstanding cross examination.