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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

Chris Potts

Tel:
Work 01865 254270
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Litigation and dispute resolution department.

Position

Head of the commercial litigation team at the Oxford office. Handles complex commercial and corporate disputes, often in multiple jurisdictions. Has particular expertise in the resolution of disputes between shareholders and those arising from the sale and purchase of companies. Has, in recent years, run a series of fraud claims arising from VAT counsel fraud and has recovered over ÂŁ10m to date.

Career

Hong Kong police (senior detective inspector in regional crime unit); trained Johnson Stokes & Masters, Hong Kong; qualified 1998; returned to England 2001 and joined Blake Lapthorn; partner 2006.

Languages

Conversational Cantonese, French and German.

Education

The Abbey School, Redditch; Southampton University (1983 History 2(1)); Hong Kong University (1994 CPE commendation); Hong Kong University (1996 PCLL distinction).

Leisure

Skiing, badminton, the demands of three children.


South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Leading individuals

Chris Potts - Blake Morgan LLP

Within: Commercial litigation: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Blake Morgan LLP boasts 'one of the largest and most experienced litigation team in the South East' with a strong track record acting in corporate and commercial disputes, professional negligence, fraud and asset tracing and asset finance disputes, among others. The department also provides specialist expertise in construction, insolvency, technology and property litigation. Practice head Chris Potts is experienced in shareholder, fraud and company law disputes, and is often supported by associate Nicola Diggle , who is also active on IT and contractual disputes.

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