Mr William Barletta > Morgan LaRoche > Swansea, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Morgan LaRoche

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial


Director – William undertakes Mergers and Acquisitions, Business disposals, reorganisations, joint ventures, institutional investments, funding reqirements, insolvency related issues, including demergers, formation agreements, such as shareholder, partnership and membership agreements, disassociation and exit arrangements, commercial agreements such as agency, distribution, fundraising arrangements, intellectual property matters.


William has over 25 years legal experience and acts for a wide range of corporate entities, partnerships, sole traders and businesses, financial institutions, quasi-public bodies and a number of prominent Welsh businesses.  William is recognised as being a “leading individual” by the Legal 500 in respect of the Corporate & Commercial work that he undertakes.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Corporate and commercial

(Leading individuals)

William BarlettaMorgan LaRoche

Benefiting from well-established relationships with many local SMEs and owner-manged businesses from its Swansea head office, and also increasingly visible in the broader west Wales market by virtue of the continued growth of the firm’s Carmarthen office, Morgan LaRoche continues to pick up a consistent flow of high-quality mandates across the waterfront of corporate and commercial work. Experienced team head William Barletta  is at the forefront of much of the most significant work handled by the firm, including a considerable amount of transactions in the energy, waste and healthcare sectors. Dividing his time between the firm’s Swansea and Carmarthen offices, Christopher Evans has been pivotal to the firm’s growing success in the West Wales market, with clients appreciative not only of his legal expertise but also his Welsh speaking capabilities.

Wales > Finance > Banking and finance

Morgan LaRoche handles a considerable volume of finance-related work under the umbrella of the firm’s broader business services group, which is headed by William Barletta. Real estate financing is a major driver for the practice, an area that the firm is particularly well-positioned to advise on, in part by dint of its ability to draw upon the strength of its overarching property and projects offering.

Wales > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

Overseen by corporate partner William Barletta  and leveraging expertise from the firm’s wider property, litigation and employment teams, among others, Morgan LaRoche deploys a multi-disciplinary approach to work in the sector. Carmarthen-based corporate and commercial partner Christopher Evans is a key contact, and is adept at advising local sports teams and governing bodies across a range of issues, including the recent ‘invaluable advice‘ he provided to a local amateur rugby union club on its decion to incorporate as a company.