Supreme Court Judgment: S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd [2018] UKSC 62

Supreme Court Judgment: S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd [2018] UKSC 62

“Should developers be concerned about the recent judgment in S Franses Limited v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Limited when relying on having an intention to demolish or redevelop to obtain possession of premises?” In short, the Supreme Court’s ruling should not affect developers who rely on section 30(1)(f) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 […]

Owen White helps the Mercury rise for local hospital fundraising event!

Owen White helps the Mercury rise for local hospital fundraising event!

L to R: Lynsey Smith, Catherine Morris, Russell Ford, Nicola King, Caroline Cowley, Jessica Waters, Alicia West, Andrew Hayward.   Staff from Owen White’s Litigation team recently attended a ‘Rock at the Races’ concert, organised for the Children’s Critical Care Appeal by the Frimley Health Charity at Wexham Park Hospital. The event, which took place […]

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 […]

Disputes between franchisor and franchisee

Disputes between franchisor and franchisee

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, […]