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Blake Morgan LLP

At Blake Morgan we have always excelled in finding the best possible solutions for our clients. With exceptional talent and leading lawyers including more than 120 partners and 900 staff, we give our clients access to a greater depth of skills and experience.

We act for large corporates, entrepreneurs and owner-managed-businesses, public sector and charity organisations.
Seacourt Tower
Botley
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 0FB
01865 262624
http://www.blakemorgan.co.uk

Press Release

COVID-19: who bears the contractual risk for construction project delivery?

The ultimate trajectory of COVID-19 in the uk remains uncertain, at the time of writing, the government anticipates it will “spread in a significant way” – and supply chain issues look set to extend well beyond panic buying of hand sanitiser and toilet roll. On construction projects, in addition to seemingly inevitable supply delays, the […]

Stephen Schneider

Business Advice, Legal, Solicitors

Oxfordshire

19th March 2020

Press Release

Bruce Potter - Blake Morgan-

Budget reaction from law firm Blake Morgan

Written by Bruce Potter, Chairman at Blake Morgan “The Chancellor’s first Budget is one of unplanned circumstance, to a degree. Above all COVID-19 has succeeded in disrupting what should have been the Chancellor’s first attempt at outlining what the government’s vision for the post-Brexit UK really is. But what was announced – on the face […]

Stephen Schneider

Business Advice, Legal, Solicitors

Oxfordshire

12th March 2020

Press Release

2020 Women’s Tour pro-cycling race

Blake Morgan confirmed as supporting partner for the women’s tour Oxfordshire stage

Leading law firm Blake Morgan has been announced as a supporting partner for the 2020 Women’s Tour pro-cycling race, Oxfordshire stage; joining GLL who began their sponsorship last year. Announced on Thursday 13 February, the opening stage of the Women’s Tour will begin in Bicester and wind through rural Oxfordshire to a to-be-confirmed finishing point. […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal, Solicitors

Oxfordshire

24th February 2020

Press Release

Mary Pears joins Blake Morgan

Leading dealmaker joins Thames Valley Corporate Team

The corporate team at Blake Morgan has cemented its ambitious growth strategy in the Thames Valley with the appointment of Mary Pears. With over 25 years in corporate law, she brings a wealth of experience advising clients on a broad range of transactions including acquisitions, disposals, MBO’s, private equity, joint ventures and group re-organisations. Mary […]

Stephen Schneider

Business Services, Legal, Solicitors

Oxfordshire

10th February 2020

Press Release

Blake Morgan appoints new property partner

The Thames Valley offices of leading national law firm Blake Morgan are continuing to drive forward the growth of their successful real estate practice in the region with the appointment of Rob Lynch. Rob joins the firm from Harrison Clark Rickerbys where he has spent almost 10 years providing specialist real estate, land development, property […]

Stephen Schneider

Business Advice, Legal, Solicitors

Oxfordshire

14th January 2020

B4 Article

Blake Morgan

Ensuring a robust start for Oxford businesses in 2020

Oxford-based law firm Blake Morgan discusses key issues affecting businesses in the region and offers advice on how to ensure a robust start to 2020. Two particular challenges that will affect many businesses, aside from preparing for the festive season, are in ensuring due diligence around the 2020 changes to off-payroll rules, and compliance with […]

Stephen Schneider

Business Advice, Legal, Solicitors

Oxfordshire

18th December 2019

Press Release

Blake Morgan climbs the ranks in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List!

The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers published on November 28th showcases leading organisations working across all strands of diversity. In recognition of their continued dedication to workplace diversity, Blake Morgan has climbed 2 places since last year’s ranking and have now been ranked 35 in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List – a definitive […]

Stephen Schneider

Advice, Business Advice, Legal, Solicitors

Oxfordshire

2nd December 2019

Press Release

Santa’s helpers at local law firm blake morgan are calling again this year on oxford businesses to donate gifts to disadvantaged children through their secret santa scheme.

Last year the initiative raised almost 900 gifts to children nominated by Oxfordshire Social Services and West Berkshire Social Services as well as Children Heard and Seen, an Oxford charity that helps children who have a parent in prison. Those taking part are given gift tags which show the first names, ages and gift ideas […]

Stephen Schneider

Charities, Legal

Oxfordshire

15th November 2019

Press Release

Blake Morgan announces new Head of Succession and Tax in Thames Valley

Leading law firm Blake Morgan has announced the appointment of Susannah Treherne as its new Head of Succession and Tax in the Thames Valley. Susannah joins Blake Morgan from Slade Legal, where she headed up their Private Client team and specialised in probate, wills, trusts, asset protection, Lasting Power of Attorney and Court of Protection […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

7th November 2019

Press Release

BLAKE MORGAN TEAMS IN THE THAMES VALLEY CELEBRATE SUCCESS IN THE LEGAL DIRECTORIES

Blake Morgan’s teams and leading individuals in the Thames Valley have been recognised for the strength and depth of their expertise in the 2020 edition of the prestigious Legal 500 directory and the Chambers & Partners 2020 UK rankings. Both directories review and recognise the strengths of law firms and their lawyers across the UK and recommends […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

14th October 2019

Press Release

BLAKE MORGAN LAWYER SADDLES UP TO HELP TACKLE HOMELESSNESS IN OXFORDSHIRE

Blake Morgan partner, William Downing, is joining a 180-mile cycle ride from Trafalgar Square to the Eiffel Tower to help combat homelessness in Oxfordshire. The London to Paris bike ride will raise much needed funds for new accommodation and support projects for local charity Homeless Oxfordshire. In addition to specialist support services to help people back […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

17th September 2019

Press Release

PRIVATE CLIENT LAWYER, CATHERINE MORGAN RECOGNISED AS A TOP FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST BY EPRIVATECLIENT

Blake Morgan lawyer Catherine Morgan has been recognised as ‘one to watch’ by the eprivateclient Top 35 under 35 list. The rankings recognise and promote rising stars of the private client practitioner community who are under the age of 35. Catherine, a senior associate based in Oxford, specialises in divorce proceedings and matrimonial finances, Children […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

11th September 2019

Press Release

Gardner Leader flexes its inclusive culture with two new hires

Progressive law firm, Gardner Leader based in Newbury, Thatcham and Maidenhead, is once again taking the lead on supporting working parents following the hire of Hannah Davies, Corporate and Commercial solicitor, and Clare King, solicitor in the Commercial Property team. Last year Gardner Leader became one of the first law firms in Berkshire to launch its own diverse and […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

6th September 2019

Press Release

BLAKE MORGAN NAMED AS LEADING PRIVATE CLIENT FIRM IN CHAMBERS HIGH NET WORTH 2019

Blake Morgan and a number of team members have once again been listed in the Chambers High Net Worth guide – the go-to guide for private wealth advisors looking for intelligent support and advice. Published annually, the latest edition of the guide covers private wealth management and related specialists in a range of jurisdictions around the […]

Stephen Schneider

Advice, Legal

Oxfordshire

23rd July 2019

Press Release

BLAKE MORGAN ANNOUNCED AS A TOP FAMILY LAW FIRM

Blake Morgan has been recognised once again as one of the UK’s top firms for family law. Launched on 17 June, eprivateclient’s Top Family Law Firms 2019 singles out the UK’s top firms for advice on issues such as divorce and separation, pre-nuptial, post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements, surrogacy, and child protection.  Law firms from across […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

19th June 2019

Press Release

BLAKE MORGAN CELEBRATES LATEST RANKING IN STONEWALL EQUALITY INDEX

Leading national law firm Blake Morgan has jumped a massive 162 places in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. The firm is among 445 organisations to be ranked in the index which recognises its commitment to supporting LGBT+ employees. Organisations are asked by Stonewall to demonstrate their work and progress in 10 areas of employment and […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

30th January 2019

Press Release

FIRST-TIME BUYERS OF NEW-BUILD APARTMENTS BEING STAMPED ON

First-time buyers getting on the property ladder with the help of the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ might be unfairly discriminated against due to a loophole in the Government’s stamp duty relief. Leading law firms Blake Morgan and Laytons, as well as professional services giant KPMG, are calling on the Government to amend the legislation […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

29th January 2019

Press Release

OXFORD LAW FIRM SPREADS FESTIVE CHEER TO CHILDREN IN CARE THIS CHRISTMAS

A Secret Santa scheme run by Oxford law firm Blake Morgan has given almost 900 disadvantaged children in the local area a Christmas present this year. In its fifth year, the scheme encourages local businesses and individuals to donate presents to disadvantaged children, which are then distributed to children in need by Oxford Social Services, West […]

Stephen Schneider

Legal

Oxfordshire

7th January 2019