Owen White joins IBB Law

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Owen White joins IBB Law

IBB Law LLP and Owen White Solicitors merged their businesses on 1 January 2023 to achieve greater breadth and diversity of service for a growing client base in the Thames Valley and beyond. The merger creates a 36 partner, 110 lawyer, £24 million turnover full service law firm.

The merger demonstrates a joint ambition to invest in and diversify client service offerings and to grow to a combined turnover of £30 million by 2024/25. With a combined workforce of 261 people and 110 lawyers the merged firm has a strengthened commercial services and real estate offering.

The merged firm, which will be known as IBB Law LLP and IBB Owen White for a transitionary period, will move into new expanded offices in Reading in early February 2023. Owen White’s staff will integrate into IBB Law’s existing Uxbridge office and the new office in Reading signalling the firm’s intention to grow throughout the Thames Valley and beyond.

Joanna DeBiase will continue as managing partner for the merged firm and Jane Masih will join the main Board of IBB Law LLP.

Joining forces to make the laws work by listening and understanding

A £24m broad-service law firm

Our reputation

  • 13 ranked teams (Chambers & Partners)
  • 21 named individuals (Chambers & Partners)
  • 15 ranked teams (Legal 500)
  • 38 named individuals (Legal 500)

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  • "IBB Law is experienced in handling the full range of matters for an extensive client base from a range of industries including manufacturing, education, technology and charities. IBB Law is particularly adept at handling large-scale and sometimes cross-border projects…"

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  • "Excellent firm and good specialist expertise of franchising disputes (Owen White)."

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Our size

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  • 35 partners
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  • IBB Owen White

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