Justin Weare

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"Justin Weare is bright, thoughtful and sensible, with considerable experience of heavyweight commercial litigation."

Legal 500, 2020

Justin is a partner in the Commercial Litigation team in the London office.

Main areas of practice

He has wide experience of complex disputes in national and overseas courts and in arbitration (including under ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL rules).  His broad practice includes, in particular, shareholder / joint venture, company, contractual, claimant civil fraud, offshore and energy disputes.

Clients

Justin acts for the broad range of clients who become involved in commercial disputes, including public and private companies, company directors, funds, investment managers, entrepreneurs, and high net-worth individuals.

Expertise

Career

Before joining Blake Morgan Justin practised for 13 years at the London office of global law firm Jones Day. He has a MA in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford.

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Accreditations
Memberships
  • AIJA
  • CFLA
  • LSLA

Significant Experience

  • Re Sprintroom Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 932
  • Sprint Electric Limited v Buyer's Dream Limited & Anr and Potamianos v Re Prescott & Anr [2018] EWHC 1924 (Ch)
  • Marz Ltd v Bank of Scotland PLC [2017] EWHC 3618 (Ch)
  • Renova v Gilbertson (Unreported - Cayman Islands Court of Appeal in 2017)
  • Unaoil Ltd v Leighton Offshore PTE Ltd [2014] EWHC 2965 (Comm)
  • Nedgroup Trust (Jersey) Limited v Renova Industries Limited & Ors (Unreported – Cayman Islands Financial Services Division in 2014)
  • SSL International Plc & Anr v TTK LIG Ltd & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 1170, [2012] 1 Lloyd's Rep 107
  • Digicel (St. Lucia) Ltd & Ors v Cable & Wireless Plc & Ors [2011] EWCA Civ 606; [2010] EWHC 774 (Ch); [2009] EWHC 1437 (Ch); [2009] 2 All ER 1094; [2008] EWHC 5222 (Ch)
  • Renova v Gilbertson [2009] CILR 268 (Cayman Islands)
  • Tower Taxi Technology LLP & Ors v Marsden & Ors [2005] EWCA Civ 1503

Insights by Justin


articles

11 June - Justin Weare

Since the UK Government announced the lockdown on 23 March 2020, Blake Morgan's Litigation team has spent over 75 hours in remote hearings including 13 applications, a week-long trial and...

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case-studies

13 June - Justin Weare

Blake Morgan acted in the recent Court of Appeal case of Potamianos.  In its judgment, the Court of Appeal provided guidance as to the circumstances in which, in the context...

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