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 advises on a wide range of transactions, with a focus on banking and technology deals. Simon Staples and Alison Patten-Hall lead the team as corporate and commercial heads respectively. Staples focuses on M&A, private equity and venture capital, and is supported by Tim Coles who advises on restructurings and share options, whilst Patten-Hall specialises in large projects including outsourcing and IT procurements. Elisabeth Bell is another specialist in this area, leading on technology and GDPR matters. Guy Constant is also recommended and is particularly strong in corporate, banking and finance.

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

Blake Morgan LLP‘s tech offering is truly comprehensive; the team works with tech developers looking to commercialise their products and companies from various sectors seeking to procure and intergrade IT solutions into their businesses. On the non-contentious side Elisabeth Bell and Alison Patten-Hall are the go-to names and provide expertise in complex procurement contracts and licensing agreements. Susie Dryden focuses on disputes, most notably in relation to IT contract disputes and healthcare related issues, as does Jill Bainbridge, who handles cross border IP litigation and arbitration.