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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

Richard Portlock

Tel:
Work 023 8085 7158
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Litigation and dispute resolution.

Position

Partner; main areas of work are commercial litigation and arbitration, professional negligence litigation, insurance coverage disputes and pensions-related disputes.

Career

Trained Blake Lapthorn; qualified 1987; partner 1993.

Education

University of Wales (1984 LLB Hons); College of Law.


South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Hampshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Hampshire

The 'excellent' Blake Morgan LLP fields a substantial team of litigators, with the team recently handling judicial reviews and Supreme Court cases. It serves local, national and international clients in an array of sectors on matters ranging from contractual breaches and construction-related disputes to negligence claims and IP cases. In a recent highlight, it is defending NHS England after it refused to approve a medical service for treatment of cranial tumours. Jill Bainbridge leads the team, which includes Richard Portlock and   Susie Dryden, who have 'high-level expertise and vast experience', and senior associate Dan Geddes, who joined from Lester Aldridge LLP in March 2017.

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South East: Insurance

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence

Blake Morgan LLP continues to handles a range of professional negligence matters across an array of professions, including acting on behalf of lenders in claims regarding over-valuation; disputes involving pension schemes and trusts; claims against solicitors and financial advisers; and disputes related to residential property redevelopment. Richard Portlock heads the team and regularly acts for companies, trustees, not-for-profit organisations and individuals in cases involving solicitors, property professionals, financial and pension industry advisers, and insurance brokers. Other key figures include senior associate Dan Geddes, who joined in 2017 from Lester Aldridge LLP, and Stephen Cannell. Karl Cameron joined Trethowans LLP.

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