Franchise Agreement Lawyers

The franchising legal specialists

What is a Franchise Agreement?

The Franchise Agreement is the building block upon which the relationship between the Franchisee and Franchisor rests. Fundamentally, it sets out the respective rights and responsibilities of both the Franchisee and the Franchisor.

Nonetheless no one Franchise Agreement is the same as another. Therefore, regardless of whether you are looking to set up a fitness franchise network, or a local coffee shop franchise chain, you will require specialist advice from an adviser with legal expertise in Franchising. The adviser will work to understand your particular business need and will in turn draft a Franchise Agreement that is tailored to the particulars of a given Franchise system.

What does a Franchise Agreement include?

Some of the provisions of a Franchise Agreement are likely to include:

  • The rights granted to the Franchisee
  • The obligations of the Franchisee
  • The obligations of the Franchisor both initially and ongoing
  • The duration of the Franchise Agreement
  • The terms for renewal of the Franchise Agreement
  • The terms governing the potential sale of the Franchise
  • Terms for use of the Intellectual Property of the Franchisor
  • Provisions for termination of the Franchise Agreement

This, however, is not an exhaustive list and the expertise of an experienced Franchise solicitor is required to draft a document which comprehensively sets out the relationship between the parties.

Established Franchising Support

With many years of experience in drafting Franchise Agreements for businesses across a variety of sectors and ranging from international brands to local enterprises, our Franchising Team is uniquely placed to help you develop a tailored and comprehensive Franchise Agreement, which will be uniquely suited to your business and Franchising needs.

We offer a free initial consultation to anyone seeking franchise legal advice. We are always competitively priced, pleased to discuss costs with you and, where appropriate, will endeavour to agree a fixed fee for our involvement. David Kaye is also a British Franchise Association (BFA) Accredited Lawyer. 

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Some of our key clients include Yoyabellies, Barrhead Travel, Jenny Packham, Baguette Express, Wrapchic, Coldwell Banker GB, Defence Lab, Raring2 Go!, Swipii, iCafe, The Car Wash Company and more.

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