Andrew Jackson

Partner

Biography

Andrew has considerable experience in all commercial litigation matters with a particular focus on professional negligence and director/shareholder disputes. Andrew also advises on procurement disputes, specifically in challenging contract awards. As Head of the Manufacturing Sector, Andrew has a particular interest in acting for manufacturers on all contentious matters. He has for many years been recognised by Chambers as a Leading Individual in his field and has been described by the Legal 500 as "an excellent tactician with a first rate grasp of law and procedure" as well as being "pragmatic and down to earth but also technically adept".

Recent highlights

  • Leading the team on numerous high value professional negligence matters brought against the surveying and valuation arm of a major bank
  • Advising an international bank on a multi-jurisdictional claim in excess of $10 million involving court proceedings in Oman and Grand Cayman
  • Advising EVT Eiberger Verfahrenstechnik GmbH, a German manufacturer of industrial degreasing plant, in respect of a breach of contract claim
  • Acting in a number of breach of contract claims for a national data and solutions provider against current and former Channel Partners
  • Advising The Landscape Group in relation to a number of complex disputes involving local authorities concerning potential breaches of EU Public Procurement legislation and breach of contract claims
  • Providing ongoing advice to Topcon (Great Britain) Limited in respect of complex, high value commercial claims.

Publications

Andrew has written numerous articles and has been a regular contributor to trade publications such as the Manufacturer.

Market View

"Tactically astute" and has a "Very quick grasp on the essentials of a case" - Legal 500, 2014

"Very commercial, effective" and "Very client focused"  - Chambers, 2014

"Clear and commercial: an excellent tactician" - Legal 500, 2013

"Pragmatic and easy to deal with" - Chambers, 2013

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