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Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP

NORTHGATE POINT, KIRK GATE, SILPHO, SCARBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE, YO13 0JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01723 882500
Fax:
Fax 01723 882500
Email:
Web:
andrewjackson.co.uk
Hull, Scarborough, York

Christopher Harrison

Tel:
Work +44 (0)1724 882 500
Email:
Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate Recovery & Insolvency

Position

Partner

Career

Christopher, a partner in our Scarborough office, has a genuine interest in farming and rural business affairs. He seeks to combine technical knowledge with commercial and practical understanding. Christopher has wide ranging experience in agricultural legal matters including acquisitions and sales (including multi-disciplinary corporate transactions), Agricultural Landlord & Tenant including FBTs and AHA 1986 Tenancies, 1986 Act succession matters, dispute resolution, dealing with sporting estates and forestry investments.

 

He has also specialised in agri-restructuring and agri-insolvency matters since 2002. This has included dealing with Government Departments including DEFRA and BCMS. He has a wealth of experience in advising corporate and individual creditors and debtors on the formal and informal options available to them and has acted for Insolvency Practitioners tasked with administering agricultural assets, including stock.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Hull and East Yorkshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Hull and East Yorkshire

Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP provides ‘knowledgeable and practical advice’ that is ‘always delivered in a pragmatic manner and hits all the commercial points the client hopes for’ making it ‘easily one of the best in Hull for commercial disputes’. Hugh Smith leads the group and is highly recommended for mediation work, shareholder and director disputes, professional negligence claims, injunctions, restrictive covenants and economic torts. Other key names include Nick Dean, who handles commercial and property disputes; Jeff Swales, who is experienced in health and safety prosecutions; Peter Duffus and insolvency specialist Christopher Harrison in the firm’s Scarborough office. Recent highlights include representing Kingstown Works in a damages claim relating to road sweepers, acting for a manufacturer of temporary harbour facilities in a dispute regarding whether there was liability on a multinational corporation under the terms of agreement covering the manufacture and installation of a temporary harbour, and acting for the trustees of the Westerby Pension Fund in a construction dispute involving a dilapidations claim and structural engineering issues. BHP Chartered Accountants, Associated British Ports and Carpetright are also clients.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP’s recently established department is ‘quickly setting itself up in the region as one of the go-to firms, particularly in Hull and East Yorkshire’ with the recruitment of ‘excellent professionalChristopher Harrison in 2016 following the firm’s merger with Scarborough-based legacy firm MJ Harrison Solicitors and Azher Quyoom joining from Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP in 2017; clients praise Quyoom as ‘a true expert that really knows his stuff and applies his highly technical knowledge in a practical and commercial way’. Key areas of expertise for Quyoom include the manufacturing, healthcare, transport, infrastructure and construction sectors while Harrison is experienced in the agricultural field and property arena.

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