How can we help?
To access legal support from just £125 per hour arrange your free no-obligation initial consultation to discuss your business requirements.
In addition to proving advice on how to buy a franchise, our team can assist you across all areas of commercial law, including:
Our specialist franchising solicitors can help with your main challenge as a franchisee: negotiating the terms of the franchise agreement and making sure it protects your interests.
Key areas for negotiations will include:
Find out more about franchising agreements from a franchisee’s perspective in our buying a franchise FAQs.
If you’re looking at buying a franchise to run yourself, it’s essential that you first understand the terms set out in the franchise agreement.
This agreement will include details such as:
As a franchisee, you’ll be responsible for the cost of running the business, including:
In addition, you’ll have to pay some fees and ongoing royalties to the franchisor. Fee structures will vary according to the sector and the franchise model chosen.
We can provide legal advice on all of these aspects.
We can help franchisees at all stages of their business journey, including:
If you require advice or assistance in relation to entering into a franchise agreement as a franchisee, our solicitors can provide expert advice and assistance from the very early stages of the process.
Our franchisee solicitors have all worked at senior or partner level at top 100 law firms or in-house at large international organisations. They have extensive experience in acting for both franchisees and franchisors. This means they’re uniquely placed to help you protect your interests as a franchisee. We offer the full range of legal services you’ll need when becoming a franchisee, from dispute resolution to employment law and commercial property.
Find out more about our franchisee solicitors:
Our three transparent pricing packages are designed to give you the widest possible access to high-quality legal advice, whatever the size and nature of your business:
Straightforward access to senior solicitors at a competitive rate.
An affordable solution for businesses needing one-off legal support. Receive ‘City’ partner-level expertise at a fraction of ‘City’ prices.
Have legal peace of mind for £189 per month with additional support from £125 per hour.
A monthly subscription legal support package specifically designed for start-ups and smaller businesses.
Providing you with priority access to a dedicated panel of highly experienced solicitors.
Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.
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Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.
We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.