When you (and the world around you) seem to be losing your way I would have no hesitation on referring a potential client to Mike Barlow. Mike is one of the most calm and thoughtful people I have met within in the legal world. His professionalism, advice and words of wisdom have been key to helping me through the issues I have faced. His honest and measured approach will leave you feeling prepared and confident that your matter is in the right hands.
Countrywide Signs has benefited from its association with Mike Barlow and the Leathes Prior Franchise Team for the best part of 20 years. Mike is professional, approachable and helpful and his support is second to none. I cannot recommend Mike too highly.
We had engaged the services of Leathes Prior in Contract & Employment matters. They have been outstanding. Sarah Appleton & Mike Barlow have been professional, thoughtful, considerate and exceptional at what they do. Throughout the whole process (2 years) I have always felt that I was in safe hands, properly informed and most importantly, heard. Exceptional team.
He has a sound commercial sense, grasps what we tell him, and is always available.
Clients say he is just exceptional.
Mike Barlow is head of the firm's litigation practice. He advises on a wide range of commercial disputes, including shareholder, partnership and breach of contract claims.
A raft of litigation experience including franchising and construction disputes. Sound commercial business sense. A solid commercial background...deals well with complex disputes between franchising parties. He is said to be renowned for his work with long-established franchise networks.
Remains popular with clients for advice on partnership disputes, agricultural disputes, shareholder disputes, directors' duties claims and breach of contract claims.
Fights hard for his clients.
Grounded and commercially realistic.
Clients heartily recommend Leathes Prior for Commercial Litigation, where Mike Barlow is extremely professional in his application, extremely approachable and to the point.
Impresses with his tactical and commercial flair.
Avidly and expertly fights for his clients’ interests.
Efficient and responsible, providing sensible commercial advice.
Extensive experience in franchising and licensing.
He is highly professional, knowledgeable and aware of our business needs.
A leading light for his knowledge and ability.
Mike is modest, easy to deal with and very good with clients.
Led by litigation partner Mike Barlow and draws on the strengths of an experienced, multidisciplinary team to advise many of the largest schools and universities in the region.
He has knowledge of every case and knows the law well.