Leathes Prior's Franchising team is an Affiliate Member of the British Franchise Association (bfa) and has been over 30 years' experience in franchising. Jonathan Chadd, Mike Barlow and Marija Markovic provide specialist Franchising advice and the team are recognised as experts in Franchising by both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners . Backed up by a full service law firm with over 50 solicitors we advise on all areas of law connected with franchising.
For franchisors, we advise on the establishment of the franchise structure, the franchise agreement, re-sales and dispute resolution. We have a trademark protection service as well as unique solutions for data protection compliance, employment law advice and commercial property procedures. We advise UK clients on international expansion and international franchisors entering the UK.
For franchisees, we offer fixed fee reporting on the franchise agreement, advice on premises acquisition and company incorporation.
The franchising team comprises the following key members:
For a without obligation, no-charge consultation please contact any member of the Franchising team.
Seminars & Workshops
McDonald's Insight Hall
This seminar is the chance to find out what being McDonald’s franchisee i... Read More
A to Zs of Buying a Franchise
If you are looking for a no-nonsense, cut-to-the-quick, show me how to eval... Read More
Sales for Non-Sales People
Do you ever find yourself aware that you have to sell but feel uncomforta... Read More
Franchise Advice Zone
Free, Impartial Franchise AdviceSponsored by EWIF (Encouraging Wome... Read More
Master Licensing Matchmaking
Matching you, one-to-one, with Master Licence BrandsMany of the internation... Read More
1-2-1 Appointments – Finance, Legal and Franchising a Business
Your chance to book a free appointment with one of our Franchise experts.... Read More
Bring your business card, pull up a chair, prepare your business pitch, and... Read More