John Blackmore

Year of Call: 1983

Inn: Inner Temple

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John is a specialist commercial litigator with a wide practice in dispute resolution, company law, shareholder matters, partnership disputes, civil fraud, restraint of trade, intellectual property law and professional negligence.

John enjoys a reputation as a leading advocate in company law, advising commercial clients and individuals on a range of matters.

Recent work includes:

Blackmore v Richardson – shareholders dispute including order for sale of shares and purchase at fair value, the effect of the petitioner’s misconduct.
William Stewart Ltd v Barclays Bank-claim by against the bank in respect of the mis-selling of interest rate swaps.

He is presently retained in a large company law case with claims against Defendants in undue influence, breach of fiduciary duty and professional negligence.

Professional memberships:

  • New Zealand Bar, Chancery Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • LLB (London); University of Auckland, New Zealand Bar Exams
  • University of Bristol Post Graduate Certificate in UK and EU Competition Law