Firm profile submitted by Owen White
Managing Director: Richard Keen
Property: Phil Lawrence, Stephanie Bishop, Caryn Beidas
Franchising: Jane Masih
Social Housing: Caroline Cowley
Company & Commercial: Andrew Hayward
Dispute Resolution: Russell Ford
Employment: Richard Keen
Areas of Practice
Social Housing: 20%
Company & Commercial: 10%
A regional law firm with an exceptional reputation for advising corporate and private clients in the Thames Valley and beyond. Known for the strength and success of its contentious and non-contentious advice in relation to housing, property development, employment and franchising. A creative and pragmatic approach has enabled growth of specialisations and a loyal client base.
Property: Site acquisition and development including urban regeneration and planning agreements. Commercial property ownership, occupation and disposal.
Franchising: Specialist advice covering franchise and licence agreements, protection of brand and dispute resolution including group actions.
Social Housing: Expert housing management, development and funding advice for social landlords.
Company & Commercial: A full practice covering all aspects of commercial law including mergers and acquisitions, shareholder agreements, intellectual property and IT contracts.
Dispute Resolution: Commercial and private disputes including professional negligence.
Employment: Advice to employers and employees covering contracts, remuneration, pensions, unfair dismissal and discrimination claims.