David Bigmore has practised as a Franchise Lawyer for the past 25 years. Having previously practised as head of the Corporate and Commercial department in a medium-sized City Firm. David set up David Bigmore & Co as a firm of specialist Franchise Solicitors in 1992. The firm appears in the 2012 Legal 500 as a leading firm of Franchise Solicitors in Band 2. The Legal 500 entry states that "David Bigmore is a franchising specialist who acts for numerous high-profile franchisors".
The firm also appears in the 2011 Edition of Chambers "Guide to the UK Legal Profession" as a leading firm of Franchise Solicitors.
The Chambers entry states that
"Clients have nothing but praise for David Bigmore of David Bigmore & Co in association with Goodman Derrick LLP who "makes daunting situations easy," an attribute that is deemed "worth its weight in gold." He is an established franchising specialist and acts to good effect for both franchisees and franchisors."
The firm was also recognised as one of the leading firms of Franchise Lawyers by winning the "Sole Practitioner of the Year" (all categories) in 2004 in Wales at the Welsh Law Awards in that year.
David Bigmore & Co have also, been awarded, as leading Franchise Lawyers, the "Franchising Law Firm of the Year in the UK" by Corporate INTL Magazine and as "Franchise Advisory Firm of the Year" in 2010 in the Global Awards of the same magazine.