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Blake Morgan LLP

NEW KINGS COURT, TOLLGATE, CHANDLER'S FORD, EASTLEIGH, SO53 3LG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 023 8090 8090
Fax:
Fax 0844 620 3401
DX:
155850 EASTLEIGH 7
Email:
Web:
www.blakemorgan.co.uk

Max Craft

Tel:
Work 023 8085 7451
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Head of employment and pensions. Partner heading the employment law team, deals with a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters for local and national employers in a wide range of industries, services and other organisations.

Career

Trained Blake Lapthorn; qualified 1978; partner 1981; part-time employment judge Employment Tribunals.

Education

Aylesbury Grammar School; Downing College, Cambridge (1975 MA).


South East: Human resources

Employment: Hampshire

Within: Employment: Hampshire

Blake Morgan's team is 'quick to respond, has excellent strength-in-depth and a pragmatic and sympathetic approach to problem resolution'. Its comprehensive workload encompass contentious and non-contentious work including discrimination cases, business reorganisations, outsourcing and TUPE and data protection. Highlights include acting for Portsmouth University in a complex and lengthy Employment Tribunal claim for disability discrimination and unfair dismissal; practice co-head Tim Forer has been conducting the advocacy at the preliminary hearings. Fellow co-head Sarah Peacock has 'a wide knowledge of current employment law which she applies pragmatically to find the best solution for employer and employee'. Senior associate Lisa Wallis and Natalie Painter are other well-regarded members of team, which was further boosted by the addition of associate Holly Cudbill, who joined in July 2017 from Coffin Mew LLP. Max Craft retired from the partnership but remains with the firm as a consultant.

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