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3 ST MARY'S PARSONAGE, MANCHESTER, M3 2RD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 832 3434
Fax:
Fax 0161 832 6650
DX:
14325 MANCHESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.kuits.com

Damian Bailey

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

Work Department

Commercial litigation.

Position

Damian is a partner who is widely recognised by his colleagues and opponents as a highly experienced and knowledgeable authority in litigious matters. In particular, Damian specialises in high value and/or complex shareholder disputes, professional negligence, financial services, construction, intellectual property and commercial agency cases. Damian has recent experience in arbitration, expert determination, construction adjudication and mediation. Key clients include Chase de Vere, Brewdog plc and Assetz Developments Ltd.

Damian regularly receives instructions from London and foreign based companies.

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Career

Articled Allen & Overy; qualified 1985; London office 1983-89; Dubai office 1989-91; London office 1991-94; joined Kuit Steinart Levy 1994; partner 1996 to date.

Education

West Park Grammar School; Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1982 LLB; 1983 MA).

Leisure

Music, theatre, rugby league.


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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