City and International Commercial Litigation

The team offers the full spectrum of city and international dispute resolution work in domestic and overseas courts. The practice comprises complex international (often multi-jurisdictional) commercial disputes that have a UK dimension, and pre-litigation strategic advice and ongoing dispute resolution support for clients with disputes in offshore or other common law jurisdictions.

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Main Areas Of Practice


International expertise

Our lawyers have experience of a broad range of international litigation disputes, including in the fields of asset tracing, civil fraud, competition follow-on actions, economic torts, energy, finance, gaming, insolvency, investment funds, M&A, mining, product liability and shareholder activism.

Domestic proceedings

Our team is experienced in domestic proceedings, free-standing claims in offshore and other common law jurisdictions, and proceedings in support before overseas Courts, including injunction and discovery applications, and enforcement of arbitral awards.

Our Clients


We are city-based but work on matters for parties from all over the world for city and international litigation dispute resolution.

Highlights


"Blake Morgan LLP is 'a real alternative to large City firms for commercial litigation, with particular strength in international cross-border work', according to clients. The practice has particular specialisms in financial, technology, IP, hospitality and gaming disputes, as well as civil fraud." - Legal 500 2020


Successfully defending in the Court of Appeal $100m claims relating to companies and real estate assets in Georgia.


Pursing claims against a UK-listed company arising under the Georgian Civil Code in relation to the sale of business and assets in Georgia.


Financial mis-selling claim relating to a failed investment into an unregulated, overseas Caribbean property scheme.


Our Experts


Sarah
Rees
Partner

London

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Justin
Weare
Partner

London

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Lucy
Edwards
Legal Director

London

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Conor
Daly
Senior Associate

London

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Xiao Hui
Eng
Solicitor

London

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David
Miles
Consultant

Oxford

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BM Insights


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Earlier this month, our Commercial Litigation experts prepared a useful briefing on freezing orders and the importance of full and frank disclosure, by reference to the recent case of Rogachev...

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In the first part to this briefing, our Commercial Litigation experts looked at the test that the Court would apply when considering applications to amend pleadings at a late stage...

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A number of recent cases provide a useful reminder of the test that the Court would apply when considering applications to amend pleadings at a late stage of the proceedings....

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The recent case of Rogachev v Goryainov [2019] EWHC 1529 (QB) illustrates the importance of full and frank disclosure by an applicant when applying for a freezing injunction without notice....

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A new mandatory disclosure pilot scheme has been operating in the Business and Property Courts since 1 January 2019 and will be in place for at least two years. The...

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