Promotion for Owen White Lawyers

Promotion for Owen White Lawyers

We are delighted to announce that we have recently promoted two Associate solicitors Nicola King and Lynsey Smith, to the positions of Associate Director. Both are litigation solicitors who work in the franchise team and in general litigation.

Lynsey joined us in 2005 and is an experienced commercial litigator who has successfully represented clients over a broad range of commercial disputes; she specialises in handling franchise disputes and acts for many of the well-known names in the franchising industry. In addition, Lynsey has particular expertise in insolvency-related litigation and has an excellent record for advising clients on practical solutions and securing them results in corporate and personal insolvency matters; she frequently works alongside insolvency practitioners.

Nicola has over 17 years’ experience in litigation acting for companies, property investors and individuals. She specialises in

property litigation and landlord and tenant disputes, including contested lease renewals, forfeiture and dilapidations, acting for both landlords and tenants; Nicola also has a wide range of experience in commercial disputes involving breach of contract, misrepresentation, enforcement of restrictive covenants and franchise agreements.

Head of Franchising Jane Masih said,

‘Nicola and Lynsey’s promotions are both very well deserved. Everyone at Owen White offers them our warmest congratulations. Alongside being superb colleagues, they are diligent and tenacious solicitors and each makes a significant contribution to the success of our team. Lynsey and Nicola trained as solicitors with us and we are delighted that they have progressed to be appointed Associate Directors with very bright futures.’

ENDS                                                                                                                                                       APRIL 2018

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