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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

James Hawkeswood

Tel:
Work 023 8085 7054
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

James is a corporate finance lawyer based at the firm’s New Kings Court office in Southampton. In addition to the significant number of corporate transactions with which he has been involved, James has also been instrumental in helping to restructure and focus Blake Morgan’s company secretarial team that not only serves the firm as a whole, but also an increasing number of its clients.

Career

Qualified 2000; partner Blake Lapthorn 2010.

Education

Chatham House Grammar School, Ramsgate; UniversitĂ© d’Aix-Marseille III, France (1995, DiplĂŽme de Droit Français PrivĂ©); University of Exeter (1996, LLB with European Study) (1997, LPC).


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and Commercial: Hampshire

Within: Corporate and Commercial: Hampshire

Corporate restructurings, disposals and refinancing are among the key workstreams for Blake Morgan LLP's corporate team. It has a strong reputation for work arising from the healthcare, education, technology and retail sectors. Team head James Hawkeswood focuses on handling M&A, joint ventures and private equity matters for private entities. Commercial IP specialist Sheilah Mackie departed for an in-house position at BAE Systems in 2018. In another development, corporate tax specialist Simon Court retired from private practice.

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