Alison Patten-Hall > Blake Morgan LLP > Reading, England > Lawyer Profile

Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Commercial and Charities


Alison is head of Blake Morgan’s Commercial and Charities teams. She is a partner specialising in commercial and complex high value projects. She has a great deal of experience of working with clients in the health and care sector, but also acting for large corporates on commercial projects

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

(Leading individuals)

Alison Patten-HallBlake Morgan LLP

Blake Morgan LLP is ‘comparable with London Firms with demonstrably capable lawyers’ and has particular sector expertise in tech, healthcare, and education with the latter two being steady pillars of co-head Alison Patten-Hall ‘s commercial practice. She leads together with Simon Staples who focuses on the corporate side and in a recent highlight represented Michael Lester in Langholm Capital’s buy-out of WoolOvers Group. Timothy Coles broadens the firm’s scope with his knowledge of the leisure sector, he handles private acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, restructurings, and IPOs. Elisabeth Bell brings her commercial law, data protection law and IT expertise to the table.

South East > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Elisabeth Bell, Alison Patten-Hall and Jill Bainbridge form the leadership trio at Blake Morgan LLP, where the team advises both emerging and established tech companies, particularly those intersecting with healthcare, on a wide range of issues, as well handling telecoms infrastructure work. Simon Staples ‘stands out‘ for his expertise in advising on M&A, private equity, and fundraising. Recommended especially for his employment expertise in the IT sector comes Rajiv Joshi, who regularly advises HCL Technologies on contentious and non-contentious matters.