“Blake Morgan are very user-friendly, quick to provide information and give very good client care. They are good at getting to the heart of the matter.”
We have a large number of specialists , many of whom are regarded by the independent directories as leaders in their field and includes a mediation service. We have experience in litigating all types of commercial and contract disputes, with specialisms in the following areas:
|Banking and finance disputes
||Employment disputes||Public law and Judicial reviews|
|Civil fraud and asset recovery||Franchising disputes||Public procurement|
|Commercial agents||Intellectual property disputes||Restructuring and insolvency|
|Company and partnership disputes||Pensions disputes||Social housing|
|Construction and engineering disputes||Product liability||Will and inheritance disputes|
|Defamation and reputation management||Professional negligence|
|Director and shareholder disputes||Property litigation|
We work with national and international corporations, government departments, regulators, financial institutions, individuals, partnerships and owner managed businesses. Clients for whom we have acted include:
|Alcatel||Principality Building Society||Solicitors Regulatory Authority||NHS England|
|AXA Insurance plc||IBM||Tinopolis plc||Kerry Group|
|DHL||NHS Shared Services Partnership||University of South Wales|
|Personal Hygiene Services Ltd.||Welsh Government|
Examples of cases in which we have recently acted include:
“Blake Morgan's exceptional team can confidently match more heavyweight opponents on equal terms.”
“Overall, it has been an excellent performance. They are always timely and they react to situations very quickly, but the biggest bonus to me is that they communicate in plain English!”
Winston Churchill declared that, "We shall fight on the beaches" - not 'must' or 'will' – but 'shall'. 'Shall', 'must' and 'will' are all modal verbs (verbs used to express an obligation).
IP & IT analysis: What are the risks when reporting on potentially defamatory allegations?
Building on her international reputation for handling Intellectual Property disputes, Jill Bainbridge has just been appointed co-chair of the IP committee of our international legal network, TAGLaw.
The recent case of National Guild of Removers and Storers Ltd v Bee Moved Ltd demonstrates the dangers of falsely claiming accreditation with an association.
A night club owner has been sentenced to three months imprisonment on a suspended sentence, in addition to payment of £5,177 damages to the claimant and £17,000 in costs, for playing sound recordings in public without a licence in contempt of court.
In October this year the High Court found the designated premises supervisor of a nightclub in Essex personally liable for authorising and procuring acts infringing copyright as a result of the unlicensed playing of sound recordings.
It is with some hesitation (and permission to appeal) that the court has granted relief from forfeiture of a licence for the discharge of surface water.
Partner Susie Dryden features as a UK advisor in Financier Worldwide's Litigation and Dispute Resolution: Corporate Advisor Handbook 2016.
Blake Morgan has secured a victory for a client in long standing enforcement proceedings by defeating an appeal of a decision from the High Court of Justice, Companies Court.
PAG Management Services Limited (“PAG”) were wound up under an application by the Secretary of State (“SoS”) in the case of PAG Management Services Limited  EWHC 2404 (Ch) on the grounds of public interest.
We assisted a football club with the recovery of training compensation.
We advised a Fire Authority concerning access issues at their station.