Blake Morgan have always excelled in finding the best possible solutions for their clients.With exceptional talent and leading lawyers working across southern England and Wales, Blake Morgan has a highly skilled workforce with 130 partners and 1000 staff, giving their clients access to a great depth of skills and experience. The firm acts for large corporates, entrepreneurs and owner-managed-businesses, public sector and charity organisations. They have specific expertise in: banking and finance; central, devolved and local government; charities; development and construction; education; health and social care; professional regulators; retail and leisure; and social housing.
Paul is a specialist corporate restructuring and insolvency solicitor in our Business Support & Insolvency team, dealing with non-contentious advisory work and all forms of litigation recovery work on behalf of Banks, Asset Based Lenders and Insolvency Practitioners. With over 15 years experience, Paul has advised upon complex corporate restructuring strategies and litigated in all the major courts, including the Court of Appeal. His litigation experience spans emergency injunctive relief, asset tracing (UK, EU and America) and repatriation, pursuing and defending money claims and professional negligence claims. His clients include a wide variety of business owners, directors, creditors and other stakeholders (including banks and charge holders).
Katie is an experienced insolvency lawyer, aiming to maximise recoveries for her clients, whether through sales of assets or by way of litigation. For the past 11 years, Katie has worked in all areas of insolvency, including formal processes such as administration, liquidation, receivership and bankruptcy as well as in less formal distressed situations. Katie has particular expertise in dealing with distressed care homes as well as hotels and complex group structures. Katie helps insolvency practitioners, banks, lenders, investors, landlords, and creditors as well as the directors and owners of distressed companies and businesses.
Lucy is based in our London office and is a member of the Business Support & Insolvency Team. She specialises in proceeds of crime work and restructuring and insolvency, acting mainly for insolvency practitioners. Lucy's background is in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious corporate and personal insolvency. Lucy deals with asset recovery, misfeasance, challenging antecedent transactions and actions arising out of MTIC fraud but is equally at home negotiating business sale agreements and advising directors on their duties when faced with insolvency. Lucy mainly acts for insolvency practitioners in formal insolvencies and when they are appointed under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 as management or enforcement receivers and trustees for civil recovery.