EXPERTISE

Morgan is a Commercial and Employment Barrister He regularly appears in the High Court and County Court and Employment Tribunal. His clients include Local Authorities, Corporate Entities, Charities, Sports Associations and Private Individuals. He is an accredited mediator and was previously appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel of Counsel.

Commercial & Chancery  

Morgan is a member of the Business and Property group in Chambers and his practice includes all aspects of Commercial Litigation with an emphasis on:

  • Contractual Disputes
  • Consumer Credit and Financial Mis-selling
  • Construction Disputes
  • Data Protection
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Inheritance Act Claims
  • Insolvency (Corporate and Individual)
  • Landlord & Tenant Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Restrictive Covenants

Morgan is regularly instructed in TOLATA claims and accepts instructions in Matrimonial Finance with particular expertise of dealing with matrimonial disputes involving trusts, company assets and high value individuals.

He has a growing practice in data protection and confidential information claims in a commercial context and on behalf of local authorities.

Morgan regularly appears in the High Court and County Court on a range of matters including applications, injunctions, appeals and multi-day hearings.

Employment

Morgan is a member of Trinity's Employment Group and accepts instructions from Claimants and Respondents in all aspects of Employment Law. He is frequently engaged in multi-day discrimination cases acting for both Claimants and Respondents and his practice includes restraint of trade, whistleblowing, TUPE and unfair dismissal.
Morgan was recently appointed to hold an Investigation into allegations of gross misconduct on behalf of a Local Authority and is able to conduct internal investigations across a range of industries.

Sports Law

  • Morgan has experience of advising and representing various sporting clients and organisations, particularly on areas overlapping with the Equality Act and Data Protection Requirements. His recent instructions include:
    Advising a Championship Golf Club on discrimination matters
  • Advising the National Golf Club’s Advisory Association on the transition to the World Handicapping System and data protection matters; and
  • Advising a Local Golf Club on a membership dispute requiring a Norwich Pharmacal Order

Mediation

Morgan is an ADR Group Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator. He is instructed as a mediator and is regularly instructed in ADR in all of the practice area he covers.

LECTURES & SEMINARS

Morgan regularly provides CPD accredited seminars and training to solicitors and other professionals all aspects of Commercial, Employment and Matrimonial Finance law.

APPOINTMENTS

Deputy District Judge (2022)

Attorney General's Regional C Panel of Counsel (2018)

EDUCATION & AWARDS

  • 2006-2010 - LLB (Hons) Bar Exempting, Northumbria University– 1st Class (Hons)
  • 2010 - Lincoln’s Inn Buchanan Award for outstanding results on exempting degree

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Morgan is authorised to accept instructions under the Bar Public Access scheme. 

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Clerking team

Steve Walker

Lead Civil Clerk

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0191 245 9589

Lead Employment Clerk & Civil Clerk

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0191 300 9359

Civil Clerk

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0191 245 9556

Civil & Criminal Silks' Clerk

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0113 3235 955

Clerk

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01642 247 569

Lead Family Clerk

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0191 245 9551

Family & Immigration Clerk

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0191 245 9531

Family Clerk

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0191 245 9530

Direct Access Clerk

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01642 247 569

  • JT v NW (2019) – Represented the Debtor successfully in an application to set aside a statutory demand.
  • FM v EH Ltd ADR (2019) Represented Defendant company at round table JSM in claim valued at over £100,000.
  • LCC v MT(2019) Appeared for defendant tenant against Local Authority seeking possession claim at trial. Successfully resisted possession claim and agreed damages for disrepair.
  • DB v CF (2018) – Successfully represented the Claimant against Credit Lender in an action based on misrepresentation concerning the sale of solar panels.
  • Glyn v SS & SSWP (2018) Appeared for the Second Respondent in First-Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber, successfully dismissing the appeal.
  • CC v CB (2018) Represented Defendant in mediation in claim concerning sale of goods and supply of services valued at over £100k. Parties agreed settlement at less than £25k during mediation.

  • MJ v EE (2019) Appeared for the Claimant in a claim for unfair dismissal concerning data protection and confidentiality issues. The Claimant was successful after a two day.
  • HF v LCC (2019) – Represented the Claimant in a three-day trial concerning flexible working hours and sex discrimination. The parties reached an agreement during the trial allowing the Claimant to return to work on flexible hours.
  • (2019) – Successfully represented the Claimant in an application to amend the ET1 out of time.
  • CF v SL (2018) Appeared on behalf of Respondent in a costs application and successfully recovered costs due to the Claimant’s unreasonable behaviour.

  • AS v CC – Multi-track trial involving breach of data protection and subsequent negligent credit ratings. Claim involved novel issue of damages for distress under the EU Regulations.
  • MPL v EW – Advising the Director of company in a case involving repayment of loans alleged to have constituted giving a preference under the Insolvency Act.
  • WBE v DG – Obtained summary judgement in a breach of contract dispute against a party alleging fraud.
  • PB & JB v TA – Appeared for an airline which was successful in defending a claim for compensation due to a delayed flight. The case was argued on whether there amounted to extraordinary circumstances under EU Regulations.
  • NCC v RD – Case involving application of non-domestic rates and conflict with administrators of company as to who had occupation.
  • W v MM – Successfully represented a Mason at trial involving dispute as to quality and description of valuable headstone under Supply of Goods and Services Act.
  • NCC v AY - Representing Local Authority in securing a possession order for breach of tenancy
  • GM v ASM – Advised and drafted particulars of claim for Landlord in claim against letting agent for breach of contract leading to a settlement.
  • PB & Others v LOD – Advised on leasehold enfranchisement leading to a vesting order under s26 Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1992.

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