Alfred Weiss

Call 2006

weiss@exchangechambers.co.uk

"His cross-examination is excellent and he is also very reassuring with clients."

Chambers and Partners 2019
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Commercial

Alfie has built an enviable commercial practice. He is at ease with complex issues and how to overcome them to the benefit of his clients.

His commercial practice extends to:

  • Restrictive covenants, confidentiality, fiduciary duties, database rights
  • Professional negligence, in particular involving solicitors and counsel, accountants, auditors, financial services, surveyors, architects, engineers
  • Commercial agents regulations claims
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Corporate and personal insolvency including liquidator claims
  • Banking litigation

He is fast gaining a reputation for his sharp intellect and commercially-focused, client friendly approach. Alfred is also a fluent Spanish speaker and able to liaise with Spanish speaking lawyers and consider Spanish language documentation.

Commercial Cases

Recent cases include:

Representing two defendants to claim for injunctive relief heard at Royal Courts of Justice pertaining to alleged breach of Franchise Agreement

Advising on merits of various claims for injunctive relief arising out of breaches of restrictive covenants in employment contracts

Obtaining injunction on behalf of liquidator ordering delivery up of computer server

Representing Claimant in trial of solicitor’s negligence case concerning negligent advice pertaining to litigation

Representing Defendant in trial of solicitor’s negligence case pertaining to ‘under-settlement’ of a claim

Drafting particulars of claim in architect’s negligence case

Acting for homeowner against building contractor in construction dispute

Advising in a complex and high value shareholder dispute arising out of the voluntary winding up of a solvent business

Advising member of solicitors’ partnership on partnership dispute and drafting particulars of claim