Francise solicitor law firm in london and international franchising disputes.
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Franchise Solicitors


Our franchise solicitors in London have considerable experience in franchising law, with a focus on franchising litigation and franchise disputes resolution.

As the franchising market in the UK continues to grow, so does the complexity and frequency of disputes within franchisor-franchisee relationships. Our expertise positions us uniquely to handle these challenges effectively and  provide franchise legal advice for your case.

  • Advise clients on the legal aspects of buying, selling, and managing franchises  
  • Draft and review franchise agreements, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Negotiate terms between franchisors and franchisees
  • Provide guidance on intellectual property rights, employment law, and dispute resolution within the franchise context.

With franchising being a unique and complex business model, having a franchise solicitor with expertise in this field is crucial for both franchisors and franchisees to safeguard their business interests.

Disputes may arise due to various reasons such as inflexibility of terms, lack of independence, failure to meet key targets, or issues impacting the brand and reputation of the franchise.

Our team of franchise agreement solicitors are prepared to handle these issues, ensuring your interests are protected and seeking the best outcome for you and your business.

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How our franchise solicitors provide franchise legal advice

 Our team of lawyers for franchisees provide a full spectrum of services, advising on all areas of your franchise operations. 

The team, specialising in a variety of franchising law aspects, delivers a complete and efficient legal service tailored to your franchise’s specific field.

Delivering practical commercial advice and support from our forensic and accountancy experts,  we reach effective resolutions for your business.

Our Approach in Franchising Disputes

Our London-based team of franchise lawyers specialises in franchising disputes, offering the most cost-effective and efficient route to resolution.

We employ a range of methods including mediation, negotiation, and arbitration.

Our extensive experience in handling diverse franchising disputes, from terms inflexibility to brand reputation issues, ensures that we approach each case with a high level of professionalism and expertise.

Expert Representation in Court Proceedings

Where court proceedings are necessary, our team excels in representing clients effectively. 

We provide access to specialist barristers in this field, with whom we have longstanding relationships, to ensure that you receive the best possible legal representation.

Franchising Law Firm Services in detail

Our Franchising Legal Services Include:

    1. Drafting and Reviewing Franchise Agreements: We draft and review franchise agreements to ensure they align with your business objectives while complying with legal standards. Our attention to detail helps in safeguarding your interests.
    2. Detailed Analysis of Franchise Agreement Terms: Our team conducts thorough reviews of the terms of Franchise Agreements, offering insightful advice on their implications and ensuring they are fair and equitable.
    3. Breach of Franchise Agreement: We provide expert advice on instances when the Franchise Agreement has been breached. Our approach includes assessing the situation, advising on the available options, and determining the best course of action to protect your rights.
    4. Claims of Negligent/Fraudulent Misrepresentation: We prepare and manage claims related to negligent or fraudulent misrepresentation, ensuring that your interests are defended with the utmost diligence.
    5. Preparing and Executing Injunctions: Our team is skilled in preparing injunctions to protect your business interests, acting swiftly and decisively in critical situations.
    6. Exiting Franchise Agreements: We offer legal assistance for exiting Franchise Agreements prior to the expiry of the term, ensuring a smooth and compliant transition.
    7. Resolution of Complex Franchise Disputes: Our expertise extends to resolving complex franchise disputes, employing strategies like mediation, negotiation, and, if necessary, litigation to achieve favourable outcomes.
    8. Insolvency Advice: We provide crucial insolvency advice in circumstances where the franchisor or franchisee can no longer viably trade, offering guidance through challenging financial situations.

Lawyers Experienced in Franchisor/Franchisee Disputes

Our franchise lawyers have a proven track record in handling disputes between franchisors and franchisees. We understand the details of these relationships and leverage our knowledge to provide effective legal solutions.

We offer legal support for both franchisors and franchisees, ensuring that each party receives specialised advice and representation tailored to their unique needs and challenges.

Read our article on your rights in franchise disputes.


If you have been involved in a franchise dispute or would like to speak to one of our expert franchisee solicitors for advice, contact us so that we can help you to find a solution.

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