Andrew Vinson

Call 2000

vinson@exchangechambers.co.uk

"He is very intelligent, as well as being straight-talking, pragmatic and diplomatic. He is sympathetic, honest and does not mess around."

Chambers and Partners 2019
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Commercial

Andrew has a broad commercial litigation practice with extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Sale and carriage of goods
  • Confidentiality and restraint of trade
  • Banking and all areas of securities
  • Shareholder, company and partnership disputes
  • Professional negligence, in particular solicitors, surveyors and accountants
  • Asset finance and recovery
  • Consumer credit
  • Construction and engineering

He is frequently instructed in relation to obtaining or resisting injunctive relief including freezing and preservation/delivery up orders, as well as the enforcement of restrictive covenants and the preservation of confidential information. Andrew strives in every case to respond promptly to the needs of his client and provide the best practical and commercial solution to legal problems.

Commercial Cases

Andrew’s reported cases include:

Helena Housing v Pinder and Others [2006] HLR 2 – creation of tenancies

Mortgages 1Ltd v Wong LTL 1/10/08 – mortgages, undue influence, non est factum, solicitors’ negligence

Doran v Liverpool City Council and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (2009) NPC 35 – determination of licences, possession proceedings
and Human Rights

Redrow Homes (Midlands) Ltd and others v Hothi and others [2012] L & TR 8 – construction and operation of service charge provisions operated by
a management company

Other recent notable cases include:

Acting for a secured lender in the six day trial of a claim to set aside its charge
for reasons of notice of undue influence and non est factum

Successfully defending a substantial claim for breach of a Financial Services consultancy agreement over the course of a five day trial

Acting for the Claimants in relation to several solicitors’ negligence actions including
one regarding a high value transaction in which an early admission of breach of duty was secured

Advising in relation to professional negligence action against planning consultants

Advising a major UK developer with regard to the enforceability of an option agreement and securing compliance with the same

Representing an established asset finance house in the recovery of multi-million
pound lending

Representing a claimant in relation to jurisdictional issues as to whether proceedings relating to a failed contract for the marketing of Cypriot properties should be determined in the UK or Cyprus