Blake Morgan

Litigation Department

Thames Valley
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What the team is known for Strong group with a large Thames Valley presence and solid experience across a range of commercial disputes. Assists clients with litigation involving breach of shareholder and share purchase agreements, unfair prejudice claims and breach of directors' duties. Clients include high-profile national financial institutions and private individuals. Also experienced in litigation related to insolvency.

Strengths A source describes the team as "very efficient in terms of documentation, and very calm under pressure."

Work highlights Acted for Grant Thornton as liquidator of Highfield in long-running proceedings against the ex-director of the company and involving steps to recover substantial assets.

Notable practitioners

Chris Potts
handles contract disputes, misfeasance claims and shareholder litigation, including at the High Court. A source notes that "his experience brings calmness and thoughtfulness to negotiations."

Nicola Diggle
advises on commercial and contractual disputes, including unfair prejudice claims. A source notes that "she was a very reassuring presence in court and made the whole thing a great experience."