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Irwin Mitchell

BRUNEL HOUSE, 21 BRUNSWICK PLACE, SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE, SO15 2AQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 023 8083 1100
Fax:
Fax 023 8083 1199
DX:
2003 SOUTHAMPTON
Email:
Web:
www.thomaseggar.com

Andrew Jackson

Tel:
Work 023 8083 1271
Email:
Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.

Position

Director. Commercial contractual disputes including warranty claims, professional negligence, partnership disputes, commercial agency regulations, health and safety, and environment disputes.

Career

Andrew worked with Berwin Leighton Paisner from 1994 to 1999 before joining the London office of Maclay Murray & Spens. Andrew moved to Penningtons Solicitors LLP in 2006 and joined Thomas Eggar LLP following the merger with the Penningtons Solicitors LLP Newbury office in 2007.

Member

Health & Safety Lawyers Association; Professional Negligence Lawyers Association.

Education

Woodlands School for Boys (Coventry); University of Sheffield (LLB Hons 2:1); College of Law (Guildford).


London: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

Irwin Mitchell represents claimants such as lenders, financial institutions, companies and private individuals, and is representing the claimants in a £20m claim against Alpha Bank and Bank of Cyprus. Representing Crocker Enterprises in a £4.3m claim for negligent contentious patent advice was also a key highlight. Practice head Jonathan Sachs is noted for his experience in lender claims and claims against tax advisers. Southampton-based Andrew Jackson is also a key contact, as is Birmingham-based senior associate Jane Anderson, who regularly acts for lenders.

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South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Hampshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Hampshire

The team at Irwin Mitchell, led by Andrew Jackson, is rated for 'its good understanding of risk combined with commercial awareness and sound legal advice'.It undertakes commercial disputes in an array of sectors such as insurance, telecoms and financial services and is supported by specialists in other teams. The group's recent work includes representing a well-known bank in negligence claims; acting for a high-profile individual in an action against an accountant; and acting for a UK company in a multi-jurisdictional, high-value contractual dispute involving potential claims of product liability. Hannah Clipston and associate Stephanie Reeves are also recommended.

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