Morris joined Howes Percival in 1999 after having previously acted for directors in respect of both civil and criminal proceedings and also for insolvency practitioners on civil recovery actions. Morris has acted for the Insolvency Service for almost 20 years and been the client partner since 2008. Morris is an Advisory Editor to Mithani: Directors Disqualification, a member of the R3 Eastern Region Committee and leads a team described by Chambers as “incredibly effective in directors’ disqualification matters”. Cases of note include Re Skyward Builders Plc, Re Crystal Palace FC (1986) Limited, Re Vintage Hallmark Plc, Secretary of State v Aaron & Others, Re Luton Town Football Club, Granville Technology Group Limited (Tiny Computers, Time Computers) UKLI, Wrapit and Tiuta.
- 2004 - Howes Percival LLP, Partner
- 2001 - Howes Percival LLP, Associate
- 1999 - Howes Percival LLP, Solicitor
- 1996 - Nicholsons, Solicitor
- 1996 - Walkers, Qualified
"Morris Peacock is adept at commercial litigation and is very tactically aware. He is always in tune with clients' considerations and can adapt his approach very effectively."
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