We are delighted that our Franchising Team have been recommended in the Legal 500 UK 2020 Guide to Outstanding Lawyers.
In the 2020 Chambers Legal Guide we have been ranked as Band 2 for Franchising in the UK with Jane Masih, who leads the Franchising Team and Russell Ford, who leads the Dispute Resolution Team, both named as Band 1 Notable Practitioners.
Commenting on the firm clients said, “They are flexible, very hard-working and totally client-focused” and “The whole team at Owen White are highly effective and a pleasure to work with.”
An impressed client highlighted the firm for its “personal service and availability,” saying, “It is always easy to get hold of them when I’m worried about something that might be affecting my businesses.”
Market sources described Jane Masih personally as a “superbly commercial and very practical” lawyer. Jane advises both franchisors and franchisees on a range of issues including the acquisition of master franchise rights and the resale of franchise businesses.
Russell Ford was described by clients as “a first-rate litigator who is very experienced in the franchising sector.” Russell specialises in disputes between franchisors and franchisees, including litigation involving allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract.
Commenting on the firm’s latest Chambers rankings Jane said, ‘We have built a strong franchise team here at Owen White, who work hard to support all our franchise clients. Russell and his Dispute Resolution team are well renowned experts in their field, being successfully involved in some of the highest profile franchise dispute cases in the UK recently.’
‘We thank our clients for taking the time to review our work in such a positive manner and look forward to working with them in the future.’