Alfred Weiss

Call 2006

"He is a robust and incisive advocate, an excellent communicator, approachable, and has deep understanding of the law. He asks the right question at the right time."

The Legal 500 2024
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Practice Overview

Alfred is a specialist in business disputes involving: commercial contracts; shareholder disputes; partnership and joint venture disputes; directors’ duties; employment-related duties and employment disputes; obligations of confidentiality.

Very often his cases have an insolvency dimension, a cross-border element, or feature allegations of commercial fraud.

He appears in substantial High Court trials and applications, and in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal.

He is regularly instructed to obtain urgent injunctive relief, such as freezing orders, proprietary injunctions, and injunctions to enforce restrictive covenants.

Alfred appears in arbitrations, national and international, under rules such as the ICC and LCIA, and in related High Court proceedings such as challenges to arbitration awards pursuant to sections 67 and/or 68 Arbitration Act 1996.

He is a member of the Attorney-General’s A Panel of Counsel.

Reported cases

Alfred’s reported cases include:

Heathcote & Anor v Asertis Limited [2024] EWCA Civ 242, Court of Appeal

Morton v Morton [2023] EWHC 3223 (Ch)

Morton v Morton [2023] 3 WLR 907; [2023] EWCA Civ 700, Court of Appeal

Mills & Reeve Trust Corporation Ltd v Martin & Ors [2023] EWHC 654 (Ch)

Burnett v Barker [2022] BCLC 419, [2021] EWHC 3332 (Ch)

MV Promotions Ltd & Anor v Telegraph Media Group Ltd & Anor [2020] BTC 23; [2020] EWHC 1357 (Ch)

Dibble v Falzon & Anor (t/a The Anne Arms) [2018] UKEAT 0010_18_2006

Ali v Siddique [2015] EWCA Civ 1258, Court of Appeal

Revenue & Customs v Whiteley [2013] UKEAT 058_12_1005

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Bagley [2012] UKEAT 0417_11_2303