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Blake Morgan LLP

ONE CENTRAL SQUARE, CARDIFF, CF10 1FS, WALES
Tel:
Work 029 2068 6000
Fax:
Fax 029 2068 6380
DX:
33014 CARDIFF
Email:
Web:
www.blakemorgan.co.uk

Lee Fisher

Tel:
Work 029 2038 5498
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Dispute management.

Position

Lee has gained a wide range of experience in commercial disputes and in particular those arising from the use of new technology. In addition to leading the intellectual property team in Wales, Lee continues to provide specialist advice to a range of public and private sector clients on high value disputes and those with a particularly complex or difficult nature.


Wales: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Lee Fisher - Blake Morgan LLP

Within: Commercial litigation

Blake Morgan LLP 's three-partner team represents an impressive roster of public and private sector clients including Clarins, University of South Wales and Milford Haven Port Authority, across a range of high-stakes litigation and has the strength-in-depth for partners and practitioners to focus on certain niche areas of expertise. For example, Allan Wilson is a leading practitioner in the field on behalf of public sector clients in judicial review and public procurement challenges. Wilson recently represented seven Welsh Health Boards on proceedings brought against them by a number of care home providers challenging payments made to them for Funded Nursing Care. Team head Lee Fisher handles a diverse array of high-value litigation for private sector clients and recently acted for the majority shareholders of a renewable energy company in relation to unfair prejudice proceedings brought by a minority shareholder. Fisher also excels in high-stakes matters requiring urgent injunctive relief to be secured on behalf of clients. 'Very down-to-earth' senior associate Kevin Manship has a 'particular strength in the niche area of commercial agency litigation'. Other recommended associates include Joanne Thompson, for procurement challenges, and Sarah Whittle , for judicial reviews involving complex health care issues.

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Wales: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Lee Fisher - Blake Morgan LLP

Within: Intellectual property

The 'very responsive and supportive' team at Blake Morgan LLP handles a wide range of non-contentious and contentious IP work including trade mark, patent, design right and copyright disputes, as well as transactional IP issues and comparative advertising matters. Under the leadership of Lee Fisher, the team is, however, best-known for handling complex IP litigation including acting for Clarins in injunctive proceedings against Avon Cosmetics arising from a comparative advertising claim relating to the market leading Double Serum product. Fisher also recently obtained an injunction on behalf of Personal Hygiene Services in relation to its claim of breach of confidence and infringement of database rights following the departure of several employees to a competitor. Litigation associate Sarah Whittle also regularly handles contentious IP matters and assisted Fisher in the aforementioned Clarins matter. Senior partner Emyr Lewis is also noted for his work in the media sector.  Clients also benefit from the firm’s dedicated Southampton-based trade mark registration and portfolio management team.

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