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Work 0161 832 3434
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Fax 0161 832 6650
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14325 MANCHESTER-1
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www.kuits.com

Andrew Weinberg

Tel:
Work 0161 832 3434
Email:
Kuit Steinart Levy LLP

Work Department

Commercial litigation.

Position

Andrew joined Kuits in 1990 from DWF. He was promoted to partner in 1995 and was made Head of the Department in 2007.

Andrew is passionate about developing the lawyers in his team and has overseen a huge growth in the department – more than doubling its qualified lawyer headcount since 2012.

In terms of casework, Andrew specialises in high value commercial landlord and tenant actions for key clients, professional negligence and product liability disputes. His key clients include San Carlo Restaurants, Persimmon Homes, Beech Properties, London and Scottish Investments Ltd and Robert McBride Limited.

Due to his reputation and standing in this area, Andrew was invited to give his views at a Law Society roundtable in Manchester in January 2018 on the recommendations made by Lord Justice Jackson in his supplementary report on fixed recoverable costs, and the impact on commercial litigation if they are implemented.

Andrew is a member of the Northern Committee of the Property Litigation Association.

To learn more about Kuits please click here.

Career

Articled Davies Wallis Foyster; qualified 1990; partner Kuit Steinart Levy 1998 to date. Qualified as a notary public in December 2006.

Languages

Hebrew.

Member

Property Litigation Association; Notaries Society.

Education

JFS; University of East London (1982 BA (Hons) Law).

Leisure

Cinema, reading, walking.


North West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Manchester

Within: Commercial litigation: Manchester

The ‘extremely professional’ team at Kuit Steinart Levy LLP ‘punches above its weight’, is praised for its ability to ‘mix hard-nosed litigation skills with genuine commercial nous’. It regularly handles complex professional negligence, finance, product liability and shareholder disputes. The team represented Stoke Properties 1 and Stoke Properties 2 in a £7.2m contractual dispute against WM Morrison Supermarkets and represented STAMA Developments (Salford) in a £10m dispute against a local authority concerning breach of contract in relation to a landmark residential development. London & Scottish Investments, Beech Holdings and BeautyBay.com are also clients. Andrew Weinberg specialises in commercial landlord and tenant actions, as well as professional negligence and product liability disputes; he leads the team, which includes Damian Bailey, who has ‘a close eye for detail’ and is ‘immensely practical’, and +David Jones, who ‘fights really hard for his clients’, is ‘never outmaneuvered tactically, and has unparalleled commercial insight’. Also recommended are consultant Wendi Bussin, who handles regulatory and business crime litigation, and associate Phillip Warburton.

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North West: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Litigation partner Andrew Weinberg at Kuit Steinart Levy LLP  heads the team. Other key members of this specialist group include litigation solicitor Sharon Kelly . Head of tax and probate is the ‘excellent and highly experienced’ Graham Wood  and on the tax side Paul Bricknell regularly advises on contentious trust and estate matters, including inheritance tax issues. The team’s clients are predominantly owner-managed businesses and their owners, family businesses and very high-net-worth individuals. The team is skilled at advising on all aspects of large and complex disputed estates.

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North West: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Kuit Steinart Levy LLP handles complex commercial and residential property disputes for property agents, public and private companies and LPA receivers. It handles enforcement for landlords and tenants and the retail, leisure, healthcare and education sectors are key areas of expertise. It advised Pix Pinto Bars on a leaseholder dispute and advised Stoke Properties 1 and Stoke Properties 2 on a dispute regarding a distressed retail warehouse occupied by B&Q. Land Securities, Persimmon Homes, Property Alliance Group and Cantt Pak are also clients. David Jones acts for a range of property developers, energy companies, construction contractors and property entrepreneurs, and associates Phillip Warburton and Rebecca Jones, who recently joined from Pinsent Masons LLP, are also recommended. Senior associate Benjamin Connor heads the construction team and Andrew Weinberg heads the litigation team.

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