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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

Lawrence Phillips

Tel:
Work 020 7814 5420
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Position

Regional senior partner (London). Lawrence has extensive experience of corporate work, including exit strategies for owners/managers of SMEs, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning in corporate transactions, joint venture companies, fund raising, shareholders agreements and investments generally. He has particular expertise in ICT and recruitment companies..

Career

Blake Lapthorn 1988-2014; regional senior partner, London, Blake Morgan 2014.

Member

Liveryman and court assistant of the Information Technologists; member Society for Computers and Law.


London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

Although Blake Morgan LLP is particularly well-known for its outsourcing (especially BPOs) and partnering arrangements, it is also highly regarded for other matters, such as supply, distribution and agency agreements, services agreements and consumer contracts, among others. In 2017, Lawrence Phillips and team head Simon Stokes assisted IT services provider Virtual Clarity with securing an investment from CSC. Ian Skuse has notable experience of advising clients in the travel sector on various commercial agreements.

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M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Within: M&A: smaller deals up to £50m

Martin Kay leads the practice at Blake Morgan LLP, which specialises in the technology, travel, retail, leisure and real estate sectors, particularly acting for high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses. Highlights for the team included Kay advising the founders of driver training firm TTC Group on the management buyout of the company; Lawrence Phillips acting for Virtual Clarity on Computer Sciences Corporation’s £10m equity investment in the company; and Stojan Essex assisting Fonehouse and Fonehouse Group with the sale of their franchise and online business. Senior associate Michelle Davenport is also noted. Robert Lyons moved to Taylor Vinters.

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