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Blake Morgan LLP

SEACOURT TOWER, WEST WAY, OXFORD, OX2 0FB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01865 248607
Fax:
Fax 0844 620 3403
DX:
723000 OXFORD 5
Email:
Web:
www.blakemorgan.co.uk

John Deech

Tel:
Work 01865 254208
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Partner dealing with all aspects of commercial property, landlord and tenant, as well as property litigation. Acts for Oxford colleges, major regional companies and charities. Also has subsidiary interests in corporate finance and employment law.

Career

Research Fellow in Atomic Physics, University of Reading 1970-77; co-founder and director of Oxford Lasers Ltd 1977-98; qualified as solicitor 1979; partner Blake Lapthorn since 1981.

Languages

French.

Education

Oriel College, Oxford (MA; D.Phil).

Leisure

Bridge, chess, music, cricket, computing, travel.


South East: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Blake Morgan LLP fields a 'very accessible and personable' education team that is noted for its willingness to accommodate clients, 'even when time is scarce and the need is urgent'. The firm's clients include a number of Oxford colleges, for which it handles a range of matters, including recently negotiating and redrafting an agreement with an outside education organiser for use of an Oxford college, and redrafting agreements for student accommodation. The practice also acts for a number of other universities, including Cambridge and Reading, for which it handles governance, administration, and charities regulation, among other matters. Sheilah Mackie in Southampton acts for a number of higher education clients and educational bodies. Also recommended are employment specialist Mike Wilson and commercial property expert John Deech, both based in Oxford.

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