Franchise Specialists

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.

Our franchise solicitors are led by Jane Masih, and the team includes Russell Ford and Andrew Hayward.  The combined experience of three directors enables us to provide a complete franchise service with expertise in all aspects of franchising including:


  • Drafting Franchise and Master Licence Agreements
  • UK and EU competition law and relevant exemptions
  • International opportunities for exploitation of the franchise concept
  • Acquisition and sale of franchise networks
  • Franchise resales
  • Acquisition of premises
  • Franchise disputes and litigation
  • Franchisee Associations and Action Groups
  • Injunction proceedings

Franchisor Enquiries

If you are a prospective franchisor and would like to arrange a free, no obligation consultation at our office or to make a specific enquiry, please click here.

Franchise Agreement Review Service

If you are a prospective franchisee who is enquiring about our Review Service, please click here.

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“ She is incredibly bright, and very quick at understanding the bigger picture and thinking in terms of business strategy. She stands beside her business clients, looks for what they are looking for and finds a way to do that. ”
- Chambers UK Guide to the UK Legal Profession