Andrew Rothfield

Principal Solicitor

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Andrew graduated from one of Australia's most prestigious law schools with first class Honours. He began his career at a top tier law firm in Sydney's CBD. This role granted him experience across a broad range of areas of law, including intellectual property and competition law.

Andrew has been admitted into the Supreme Court of NSW. He was also admitted to the High Court of Australia when he worked on a Constitutional challenge.

Andrew, born-and-bred on the North Shore, wanted to work in the local area. He was thrilled at the opportunity to join PW Lawyers (formerly Proctor Willaws Solicitors) in 2012 as an Associate. Having been mentored by John Buttfield, Andrew is extremely experienced in all areas of Wills and Estate law, including will drafting, Estate litigation and family provision claims.

He is also highly skilled in conveyancing and property law.

Andrew enjoys the opportunity to work with the local community and assist with a wide variety of legal issues. Andrew is heavily involved in several local institutions, including the Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra as a violinist.

Prior to studying law, Andrew was an engineer for more than fifteen years. He received an engineering degree with honours. In this previous life, Andrew worked extensively as an engineer and project manager for Optus.

The rare combination of an engineer and a lawyer in one person grants Andrew unique insight, and an ability to solve complex problems.

Andrew is committed to obtaining the best possible outcome for his clients. He is renowned for his legal knowledge, as well as his compassion, understanding, and his sense of humour.

Andrew lives in Pymble with his wife Christine, and their three children.


  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) University of Technology, Sydney
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) (Hons) University of Sydney