Bruce Potter > Blake Morgan LLP > Reading, England > Lawyer Profile

Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Commercial and Charities


Bruce advises both private and public organisations on all aspects of commercial, corporate policy and governance advice.

Bruce deals with corporate work, especially spin outs, acquisitions and disposals and management buy-outs as well as extensive advisory work on business recovery and insolvency across receivership, administrations and complex partnership and public and treaty body insolvency and transfers.

Bruce also deals with commercial work, especially in IT and information security, developing new legal models and mixed legal/advisory/educational approaches to new legal risks. Bruce supports organisational development and governance development across health and social care often working with multi-disciplinary teams from other professional disciplines.

The hallmark of his advice has been the combination of legal excellence with commercial acumen to deliver effective practical solutions for clients.

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London > Public sector > Healthcare

(Leading individuals)

Bruce PotterBlake Morgan LLP

Blake Morgan LLP ‘s team helped support the NHS response to Covid-19 by advising on matters such as managing UK drug supply and PPPs supporting the development of new drugs. It also continued its longstanding work advising on national inquiries, such as the Infected Blood Inquiry, and advising on complex healthcare transactions. Practice co-lead Bruce Potter focuses on PPPs, transactions, and complex commercial drug procurement deals. In Wales, Eve Piffaretti  advises on the statutory interpretation of health and social care, regulatory law, as well as human rights and equality law. She is also an expert in mental capacity and mental health law. Consultant Richard Jones is a key contact for matters concerning mental health and community care law.

South East > Public sector > Public sector

(Leading individuals)

Bruce PotterBlake Morgan LLP

Blake Morgan LLP‘s public sector practice spans three key areas: local government, health and education. The local government team is led by Penny Rinta-Suksi whose specialism is in local authority leisure projects. Under the leadership of Matthew Smith, the team’s experience in the education sector includes high-profile and high-value transactional work, litigation and specialist education tribunal work; an area in which senior associate Vicky Schollar has extensive experience, with emphasis on disability discrimination claims. The firm also has a strong health department led by Bruce Potter which has managed health transactions for key client NHSE England throughout the pandemic.