Moore Blatch has appointed John Warchus as a partner to head up the commercial team in West London. John has particular expertise in commercial and technology law and his hire is part of Moore Blatch’s increased focus on the London legal market.

John will be based in the West London office in Richmond, but will also work out of the City office. He joins Moore Blatch from Reading-based Clarkslegal LLP where he was a partner specialising in all areas of IT, intellectual property and commercial law. He has over 25 years’ experience in the technology sector and has advised clients ranging from tech startups to multinationals and public sector organisations.

Roger Bailey, head of corporate and commercial at Moore Blatch, said: ‘The arrival of John Warchus gives an important boost to the Moore Blatch commercial team in our West London office in Richmond. 

‘Specifically, John is a well-known and respected lawyer specialising in all areas of technology law and with a number of technology companies based in and around Richmond, he will become a valuable resource for businesses in the area. We are delighted to have him on board.’