Mr Andrew Vinson > Exchange Chambers > Liverpool, England > Barrister Profile

Exchange Chambers
L2 9XX


Andrew has a busy practice which has covered the full spectrum of chancery and commercial work for the past 15 years. He has a particular emphasis on insolvency, property and commercial litigation as well as professional liability matters.

Andrew prides himself on, and is consistently recommended as, being an incisive barrister and a team player who understands and promptly responds to the needs of his clients. He is well aware of the practical and commercial realities facing clients in litigation and works hard to take these into account in his approach to cases.

Andrew’s wide client base includes private individuals through to national and multi-national companies. His clients have included Premiership football clubs and media figures. Many clients are insolvency office holders, and Andrew has vast experience of acting for numerous local authorities and registered social landlords.

Andrew has been appointed to the Attorney General’s regional panel of Counsel and has experience of dealing with director’s disqualification proceedings and public interest winding-up petitions.

Examples of recent cases in which Andrew has been instructed include:

  • successfully recovering an interest in property with a substantial value on the basis that its disposition had amounted to a transaction at an undervalue
  •  advising in relation to a sizeable preference claim along with numerous allegations of breach of director’ duties
  •  representing the successful claimant in relation to negligence on the part of a conveyancing solicitor leading to a substantial six figure recovery.
  •  advising in a combined claim against both solicitors and accountants in relation to an aborted land transaction and the significant consequential losses arising
  •  representing a liquidator alleged by the company’s former shareholders to have acted negligently in the disposal of company assets
  •  successfully defending a claim for sums due on a quantum meruit basis over the course of a 5 day trial
  •  advising a developer in relation to the terms and exercise of an option agreement


Called 2000


  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Northern Chancery Bar Association (Former Secretary)
  • Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association


  • BA (Hons) Modern History, The Queen’s College,  Oxford (Class I, 1998)
  • Common Professional Examination, The College of Law (Distinction, 1999)
  • Bar Vocational Course, The Inns of Court School of Law (Very Competent, 2000)
  • Harmsworth Exhibition, Middle Temple (1999)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Andrew VinsonExchange Chambers

Exchange Chambers ‘is a good set for Chancery work’, and its members have substantial expertise in traditional Chancery law, including real property, wills, trusts, and the administration of estates, probate, and mortgages. Andrew Williams has a property-based Chancery practice, and both Scott Redpath and George Rowell are skilled in tax law mandates. Andrew Vinson exclusively acts in Chancery and commercial work, and the set is also home to John Waiting, who has expertise in trust litigation. Graham Sellers joined the team from Atlantic Chambers in June 2023.

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew VinsonExchange ChambersAndrew is extremely knowledgeable and always prepared to help or assist with an ad hoc query or more meaningful instructions. He is passionate for his clients and while he remains calm, he is also forceful in his points.’