Blake Morgan

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Managing Partner: Mike Wilson
Chairman: Bruce Potter
Number of partners: 100
Total Staff: 700+
Other Offices: The firm has offices in Cardiff, London, Oxford and Southampton.

Administrative & Public Law:
Eve Piffaretti
ADR: Susie Dryden Agriculture & Estates: Oliver Sowton
Banking: Kathryn Shimmin
Charities: Ben Brice
Competition: Richard Portlock
Commercial Litigation: Jill Bainbridge (Regions), Sarah Rees (London)
Construction: Richard Wade
Corporate & Commercial: Robert Cherry & Alison Patten-Hall
Data Protection: Simon Stokes
Debt Recovery: Sadak Miah
Education: Matthew Smith
Employment: Joanne Davies
Environment Law: Anita Kassean
Family Law: Simon Burge
Financial Services: Kathryn Shimmin
Government: Penny Rinta-Suksi
Health & Safety: Claire Rawle
Health & Social Care: Bruce Potter
Insolvency & Business Recovery: Paul Caldicott
IP: Jill Bainbridge
IT: Simon Stokes
Judicial Review: Joanne Thompson
Mental Health: Eve Piffaretti
Outsourcing: Simon McCann
Partnerships: Andrew Miscampbell
Pensions: Ron Burgess
Planning: Anita Kassean
Private Client: Helen Bunker
Procurement: Simon McCann
Professional Regulatory: Bradley Albuery
Public Law: Eve Piffaretti
Publishing: Simon Stokes
Real Estate: Philip Jardine
Real Estate Litigation: Zoe Wright (England), Siãn Jones (Wales)
Retail & Leisure: Oliver Sowton
Residential Property: Mark Scott
Social Housing: Siãn Jones
Tax: Cathy Bryant
Travel: Daniel Scognamiglio


Blake Morgan has a reputation for building life-time relationships with its clients helping them to navigate through the commercial affairs and business challenges that affect their organisation as well as advising them on a range of personal issues. As a full service law firm with offices across the UK and a wealth of expertise with over 100 partners and 700 staff, Blake Morgan uses its unique blend of technical expertise, broader experience and commercial realism to get the best results possible for its clients – be they small businesses, corporates, individuals, families, government, or not-for-profits. The firm is trusted by many of the leading players within the areas in which it specialises. This includes international and national corporate organisations, 20 local authorities, central government departments as well as devolved regional government, four major high street and corporate banks, leading supermarkets, and four of the top 10 house builders. Blake Morgan also advises over 100 schools, academies and universities on a wide range of legal issues.