Clear Advice, Practical Solutions

Welcome to Owen White Solicitors – leading lawyers in the Thames Valley

At Owen White we’re a bit different. We only practice in areas that we’re enthusiastic about and that enables us to achieve excellence. Our specialist areas are franchising, commercial property, dispute resolution, employment, residential development and social housing.

Corporate & Commercial

Our service is professional, prompt and cost-effective. We can help with single issues as and when they arise or act as retained advisors.

Commercial property

Owen White’s commercial property solicitors provide a professional legal service based on years of experience in this complex sector.

Dispute resolution

Our highly experienced dispute resolution team has successfully helped hundreds of businesses and individuals with a full range of disputes.


Owen White is one of the leading franchise specialists in the UK with over 35 years’ experience of providing legal advice to both franchisors and franchisees.

Residential development

Owen White is unusual in that it has a specialist residential development team, which acts for house builders, providers of affordable housing and other developers.

Social housing

Owen White is consistently recognised by independent legal research bodies as a leading specialist in Social Housing law in the Thames Valley.

Property Disputes

Our dedicated team has over 25 years’ experience of handling property disputes. The team is headed up by Caroline Cowley.

At Owen White our outlook is a bit different

We specialise in areas that interest us. We’re enthusiastic about what we do, which means we’re better at it.
It’s a simple approach, but one that works.

About us
“ The energie Group have worked with the team at Owen White for many years, both on assignments here in the UK and overseas. We have always found the team at Owen White to be very responsive to our needs, providing solid, practical advice in a range of often quite complex legal cases. In effect they form a valuable extension to our own senior team. I would confidently recommend them without reserve. ”
- Jan Spaticchia, Chairman & CEO of the energie Group
“ I have never before experienced such straightforward advice ”
- David Jones, London
“ Clients were quick to praise general helpfulness, approachability and clear advice ”
- Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession