Andrew Wales is well known for insurance and reinsurance, energy, shipping and professional negligence.

He also has significant experience in civil fraud and general commercial cases.  His practice regularly involves issues of jurisdiction and conflict of laws. He regularly appears in the High Court and in arbitration and has also appeared several times in the Privy Council. He is recognised by the directories for his insurance and professional negligence work. Andrew Wales sits as a Recorder in criminal and civil cases. He is a member of the international panel of maritime arbitrators of the Marine Offshore Oil and Gas Association (MOOGAS) in Singapore.