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Blake Morgan LLP

6 NEW STREET SQUARE, LONDON, EC4A 3DJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 2000
Fax:
Fax 0844 620 3402
DX:
445 LDE
Email:
Web:
www.blakemorgan.co.uk

Sarah Rees

Tel:
Work 020 7814 6926
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Litigation and dispute resolution.

Position

Sarah undertakes work on a broad range of general commercial disputes, both UK and multi-jurisdictional, with particular expertise in pre-trial applications for urgent injunctive relief. Sarah has extensive experience within the gambling sector, working for a variety of clients including UK and offshore bookmakers, operators of online sports content and gaming, and land-based casinos. Part of her practice involves acting for clients in relation to competition law issues, including follow-on damages claims and enforcement of private rights under the EC and national competition rules. Sarah has recently worked on an OFT investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices. Sarah has had a number of cases reported in the High Court. She also accepts instructions from firms overseas to conduct appeals before the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty‚Äôs Privy Council. Sarah was a keynote speaker at the ‚ÄėThe English Law Week in Moscow‚Äô, presenting on civil fraud claims in UK proceedings.

Career

Joined Blake Lapthorn in 2002.

Education

Kings College London (Diploma, UK Copyright and International Related Rights).


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Blake Morgan LLP is 'a real alternative to large City firms for commercial litigation, with particular strength in international cross-border work', according to clients. The practice has particular specialisms in financial, technology, IP, hospitality and gaming disputes, as well as civil fraud. Sarah Rees and Justin Weare are the key advisers.

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