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New Franchising Solicitor – Samantha Pountney

New Franchising Solicitor – Samantha Pountney

Jan 10 2020 •

We are pleased to announce that Samantha Pountney has joined the Franchising Team at CSK Legal as its newest franchising solicitor.

Having qualified at Cardiff University, Samantha joined CSK Legal and undertook her Legal Practice Course on a part-time basis. Through sheer hard work and dedication, not to mention a skill of balancing many things at once, Samantha obtained a distinction in her Legal Practice Course from the College of Law in which she focussed on commercial areas of legal practice.  Following her two-year training period as a Trainee Solicitor, she qualified in October 2019 and joins the team as a qualified solicitor.

A large portion of Samantha’s time will be spent assisting existing and new clients on franchising related matters, both contentious and non-contentious.  Samantha has developed experience of drafting and amending franchise agreements and creating ancillary documents to give effect to the wishes of the parties outside of the strict terms of the franchise agreement.  She has additionally developed experience of a large number of franchising litigation matters whilst at CSK Legal, which have included such things as misrepresentation claims (including allegations of fraud), together with breach of contract claims seeking damages and injunctive relief.  Samantha will additionally continue to develop her knowledge and experience in other commercial and property related areas to support other members of the practice.

Samantha’s addition as our latest franchising solicitor will bolster the strength of the team and will ensure that our franchisor and franchisee clients continue to receive a prompt, effective and efficient service for which we are recognised.

If you with to speak to a specialist franchising solicitor, then Samantha would be pleased to hear from you on 0121 306 0170.