Andrew Whitehead

Associate Solicitor

Biography

Andrew is a commercial litigation solicitor and associate based at the firm’s office in Bolton who undertakes work for a national client base.

Andrew has been with the firm since October 2012. He started his training contract in 2015 and he spent the last 12 months of his training contract working in the commercial team, qualifying as a solicitor into the team in September 2017. Andrew now specialises in all types of commercial litigation with a particular interest in commercial property litigation. Andrew has taken on some supervision responsibilities and is a fantastic member of the team with his knowledge and approach to cases beyond his years of qualification. Andrew is a hard worker and has gained the confidence and trust of the team as well as being a role model for junior team members.

Areas of specialism

Andrew specialises in all areas of commercial disputes including:

  • Breach of contract claims
  • Construction disputes
  • Injunctions
  • Director and shareholder disputes
  • Professional negligence
  • Landlord and tenant property disputes
  • Breaches of covenant dispute
  • Right of way disputes
  • Debt recovery

Andrew is experienced in representing clients in the County Court, High Court and the Court of Appeal. In addition to court proceedings, Andrew has assisted clients in resolving disputes through methods of alternative dispute resolution including mediation. He is supervised by Louise Hebborn.

Andrew has previously worked in the dispute resolution team representing tenants of local authorities, housing associations, registered social landlords and private landlords. Andrew dealt with a wide scope of issues including homelessness, anti-social behaviour injunctions (including committal applications), possession proceedings, housing disrepair and unlawful eviction.

Away from work, Andrew is a sport enthusiast with a passion for football, golf and fell walking.