Andrew Whalley

Partner - Head of Commercial Litigation (Liverpool)

I am a Partner and Location Head for the Commercial Litigation team in Liverpool. I deal with all aspects of contractual and commercial disputes as well as corporate and shareholder disputes, cross-border litigation and professional negligence claims.

Tel: +44 (0)151 907 3319 Mob: +44 (0)771 144 3799 Fax: +44 (0)151 907 3030

Sectors:

Liverpool

5 St Paul's Square Old Hall Street Liverpool L3 9AE View office Tel: +44 (0)333 320 2220 Fax: +44 (0)333 320 4440 DX: 14128 Liverpool

Manchester

1 Scott Place 2 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3AA View office Tel: +44 (0)333 320 2220 Fax: +44 (0)333 320 4440 DX: 14313 Manchester

My Expertise

My experience and expertise in managing disputes covers Europe, Asia, USA and Southern Africa. I have acted for clients on a number of reported and leading cases.

Read more about me

As a Partner and Location Head for the Commercial Litigation team in Liverpool, I deal with all aspects of contractual and commercial disputes as well as corporate and shareholder disputes, cross- border litigation and professional negligence claims. My clients range from SMEs to large multi-nationals; including well-known manufacturers, communication service providers, network operators and major telecoms resellers.

I specialise in commercial litigation and dispute resolution with a particular focus on corporate, IT, telecommunications, outsourcing and professional negligence disputes.

My experience and expertise extends to managing disputes throughout Europe, Asia, USA and South Africa. I have acted for clients in cases in the High Court (including the specialist divisions of the Commercial Court, Companies Court and the Technology and Construction Court). A number of my cases have been reported in the UK and Worldwide.

I regularly host and provide seminars/training in relation to general legal issues on avoiding, managing and resolving disputes and, in relation to IT and telecommunications issues, on fraud prevention, injunctions, termination of services and general litigation prevention.

Chambers

“He understands businesses and gets to the heart of matters very quickly."

Legal 500

I head the “user friendly” Commercial Litigation team in Liverpool and am recognised as leading individual for IT & Telecoms legal services and have been described as someone who

“combines legal technical skills with a high level of commercial acumen”,

and someone who is

“an experienced and very sharp commercial litigator with good strategic judgement”,

and

“totally unflappable and always ready to give sensible, commercial advice”.