For Franchisors
  1. For Franchisors

    We provide a broad range of legal advice and services specifically for franchisors, including:

    • Assessment of the suitability of the business concept for franchising
    • Review of existing franchise and contractual documentation
    • Preparation of franchise documentation including: unit franchise agreements; trademarks licences; software licences; and trademark licences
    • One stop shop for international expansion including: preparing and helping to negotiate heads of terms with international partners; preparing area developer agreements; preparing master franchise agreements; and obtaining local legal advice to ensure compliance with local laws
    • Advice on operations manuals
    • Preparation of standard terms and conditions of trading for use in the business and adoption for use by franchisees
    • Advice on the corporate set up for the franchise
    • Assisting in franchise network sales, acquisitions and flotations
    • Advice on protection of brand and Intellectual Property
    • Dispute management through to termination and litigation including, for example, injunctions for breach of post-termination restrictions and damages claims.
    • Advice on the property aspects of retail based franchises including preparing leases, sub-leases and advising on property acquisitions
    • Advice on employment issues
    • Advice on insolvency issues and the steps to be taken
    • Advice on competition law issues

     

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        • Banking and Finance
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        • Life Sciences
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        • Commercial
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  2. News

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    Publications

    The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015

    Commercial Update - May 2017

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