Country Expert for UK
The Legal Advisor to the British Franchise Association; Member of the Board of the British Franchise Association; Member of the Board of The NEC Group; Immediate past chair of the International Bar Association’s; International Franchising Committee; Past President of the UIA Franchising Committee; Member of the Legal Committee of the European Franchise Federation.
Year of birth
Graduated in Law, Oxford University (1973), completed the Doctorat d’Université course at the Université d’Aix –Marseille (1974)
Current professional position
Partner, Hamilton Pratt, Warwick.
Managing Partner Pinsent Masons Managing Partner, Needham & James
John has been advising franchisors for nearly 30 years. Hamilton Pratt only provides legal advice on franchise, distribution and licensing matters.
English and French
Books: Franchising: Law & Practice; The Franchisor’s Handbook; Practical Commercial Precedents – Franchising; PLC – Commercial Contracts – Franchising. Numerous articles on franchising.