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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

Richard Wade

Tel:
Work 01865 254244
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Construction.

Position

Head of construction and engineering group. Partner involved in contentious and non-contentious construction and engineering; litigation, adjudication, arbitration and dispute management (including mediation) for businesses operating across construction sector (funders, clients (both public and private sector), developers, contractors, professionals, sub-contractors and suppliers); procurement and negotiation of construction documentation (development agreements, framework agreements, appointments, building contracts, warranties, bonds and guarantees) including all main industry standard forms.

Career

Wilde Sapte 1992-97; Linnells 1997; partner Blake Lapthorn 2001.

Member

Regional co-ordinator for Oxford branch of Society of Construction Law; Constructing Excellence: Adjudication Society; Sustainable Construction Network.

Education

University of Birmingham; Guildford College of Law.

Leisure

Sport (including rugby, cricket, golf and skiing); music (classical and contemporary); theatre.


London: Public sector

Education: institutions

Within: Education: institutions

The team at Blake Morgan LLP handles a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters, led by Cardiff-based Matthew Smith. The group has in its remit specialist education work, employment matters and sector specialties in construction. Richard Wade and Rachel Gwilliam are currently undertaking advisory work for universities; Graham Miles handles regulatory work; and Ben Brice is recommended for his expertise in advising charities and public sector clients.

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South East: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

The ‘highly attentive and supportive‘ construction team at Blake Morgan LLP is active in both corporate work and dispute resolution. In Southampton, Edward McMullen leads on construction and engineering transactions for regional property developers and contractors, public service entities and clients operating in the financial services sector. Also based in Southampton is Jessica Tresham, who represents both specialist contractors and commercial entities in adjudications. In Oxford, practice head Richard Wade and James Bessey are names to note.

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