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Problem: Franchise client was served with a £100k+ claim alleging breach of contract in relation to incomplete development works.

Outcome: Our lawyers robustly defended the claim, there had been several errors in drafting the claim which had been assigned to an invoice factoring company. However, the claim was withdrawn within 1 month of our lawyers serving a Defence.

How long did it take? Less than 2 months.

Our lawyers successfully acted for a large franchise client that had been served with a claim against it for breach of contract alleging losses totalling over £100k for unfinished redevelopment works on one of the branches. However, there was clear evidence that the work was incomplete (supported by pictures and expert evidence), and that the contractor held significant sums of the client’s monies which had been paid upfront by the franchise client.

Our lawyers were instructed to robustly defend the claim that had been assigned to it by the contractor (who was in an insolvency process) when it become clear that the opponent’s solicitors were not prepared to negotiate to withdraw the claim early on.

A carefully drafted defence was prepared and served by our lawyers which made clear the errors in the way that the claim was pleaded, the claim itself was bound to fail as a matter of fact and, there was a significant counterclaim against the original contractor for over £400k as part of the liquidation process.

Within 1 month of serving the defence, our clients negotiated an outcome where the claimant discontinued the claim against the franchise client. This was a satisfactory outcome for the client, and the client was able to pursue its claim for £400k as part of the liquidation of the original company.

Our experienced litigation lawyers offer cost effective and reliable solutions for franchise disputes, ensuring that resolutions where possible can be achieved without disruption to the business and clients. We understand that we are in uncertain economic times and legal disputes can affect your business cash flow and create uncertainty among staff and clients.

We provide a free consultation with our expert lawyers to establish whether or not we can help you with your franchise dispute. In our consultation, we will provide you with a clear strategy to achieve the best outcome.

If you have a legal dispute, please let us know. Please do not hesitate to call us for a Free Consultation 0207 459 4037 or alternatively complete our booking form below to schedule a consultation today.

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Karim Oualnan handled a contractual case to a successful resolution. Karim was very diligent, always providing great, honest advice in which Karim always put my best interests at the forefront of his suggestions during the case. He is very reliable, trustworthy and always on hand to help. I would highly recommend Karim.
I have no hesitation in recommending the services of Karim and his team. I had been banging my head against a brick wall after my bank forced the closure of my accounts and froze a substantial amount of my cash assets. Karim quickly reviewed all of the documentation relating to the matter and issued a letter before claim and formal...
We hired Karim for a commercial dispute, with a UK based entity that breached our P.O. terms. The difficulty with the case was that we have paid a down payment without much leverage to recover it. The supplier misled us forever 2 years and finally decided not to pay our down payment. However, with the support of the lead lawyer...
Very satisfied with the way that Karim Oualnan and his team took hold of a messy conveyancing professional negligence claim, and progressed it all the way through to an amicable settlement in just over 6 months. Professional, courteous, knowledgeable and also pragmatic with advice and strategy. I would not hesitate to recommend.
Karim offered me some advice regarding a lease issue. He was kind , courteous, knowledgable and above all really generous with his time and support . I would recommend Karim in a heartbeat for explaining things so clearly without patronising and for making me feel so at ease.
Karim is wonderful to work with, attentive, calmed and a knowledgeable professional. I appreciate his help a lot, he guided me in a way that not a lot of people does. Reliable and a great motivator.

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Our lawyers have a proven track record of delivering successful outcomes for clients. Go Legal was founded to make exceptional lawyers accessible and solutions affordable.

Our lawyers and mediators have decades of experience and specialise exclusively in commercial litigation. Our lawyers have been described as “the best litigators in the country” & provide solutions to clients in the following areas of law:

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Having worked more than a decade in law and fuelled by his passion for access to justice, Karim envisaged a different law firm – one that stood as a symbol of hope, fairness, and an unwavering dedication to justice. By providing legal services through a partnership with Go Legal and Spencer West, Karim has been able to create this vision.

Karim did not have a storybook beginning. His childhood echoed with challenges, where he witnessed his family and friends struggle with legal issues. It made him realise that there are individuals and businesses caught up in the complexities of the UK legal system who need reliable and technically astute lawyers to get results when things go wrong.

Our lawyers make a promise – we will work hard to achieve the best outcome for you.

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Our firm’s values ensure that we consistently exceed client expectations because we do and think differently to other law firms. We are:

  • Honest: Our lawyers uphold the highest standards of honesty & transparency
  • Generous: We are technically astute lawyers with compassion, and a genuine desire to help
  • Dedication: We tackle each case with relentless dedication & we will work tirelessly to achieve a successful outcome
  • Innovative: Our lawyers have access to technology & strategies not used by other law firms
  • Guardians: We guide you through every legal step, ensuring clarity & understanding at all stages

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We understand the urgency of legal matters and offer 24/7 support to clients. Whether you require immediate assistance with legal advice or representation, our team is always available to provide prompt and reliable support. We will create a Whatsapp group with you and your legal team once instructed if you have any out of hours questions throughout your litigation and dispute resolution case.

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