In July 2017, the Supreme Court declared Employment Tribunal fees unlawful (for more information on this decision read our previous article, ‘Employment Tribunal Fees Outlawed’.) Since that decision, the Government has committed to refunding those who have paid the unlawful Employment Tribunal fees and have recently published details of the anticipated refund scheme. Those successful in […]
Our commercial property team have recently celebrated clocking up 100 years of post-qualification experience. To mark the occasion we will be making a donation to Oxfam to provide clean drinking water for 100 people. Headed up by Phil Lawrence, who qualified as a solicitor 26 years ago in October 1991, the team includes Caryn Beidas, Stephanie Bishop, […]
Staff from Owen White Solicitors made and sold cakes to support Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
Over the years, franchising has gained a, somewhat unfair, reputation for disputes and litigation between franchisors and franchisees. Is this the reality of franchisees’ experience in the sector, and what are the causes of disputes? Franchising is a long-term relationship that requires a high element of trust between the parties. Franchisees can spend life savings, […]