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Gateley Plc

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Andrew Johnson

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Gateley Plc

Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution


Andrew is a Partner with nearly 15 years’ experience in handling commercial disputes. This experience encompasses court proceedings, arbitrations, mediations and expert determinations.

Andrew has significant experience in acting in a range of disputes including dealing with issues arising out of corporate transactions, complex projects, trading contracts and property related agreements.

Successes include:

- Advised an Operator in the energy sector on a multi-million pound defective equipment dispute.

- Advised on a number of disputes in relation to contracts for the sale of land.

- Represented a number of clients in procurement disputes and successfully had the award of contracts suspended followed by either having the procurement re-run or otherwise settling the claims.


Andrew enjoys playing football and following Leeds Rhinos and Leeds United. He is also a keen quiz participant – and former 15 to 1 contestant!

Yorkshire and the Humber: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Gateley Plc‘s ‘absolutely excellent’ group has substantial expertise across the housebuilding, retail, energy, education and procurement sectors; recent mandates include defending Persimmon in a group action brought by 69 residents who allege that that sea-facing windows in a new apartment block on Swansea Dock have experienced water ingress, acting for Repsol Sinopec Resources in a contract dispute with One Sub Sea regarding equipment, and acting for the University of Leicester and St George’s, University of London in judicial review proceedings against students. The ‘practical and commercially mindedGerard Khoshnaw leads the team, which also fields Andrew Johnson, who is ‘a safe pair of hands and incredibly creative in his thinking and strategizing, which gives momentum to matters’; Simon Ingham and Gavin Winter.

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