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Franchise dispute solicitors

It is common for franchisors and franchisees to disagree at some point after a Franchise Agreement is first drawn up. This is due to circumstances and aspirations changing over time and the document not altering to reflect the situation. A franchisor may have agreements with a number of franchises; therefore a detailed assessment at regular intervals of each relationship often does not occur.

Our commercial solicitors have experience of acting for both franchisors and franchisees.

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Our areas of specialism include

  • Advising either the franchisee or franchisor when the Franchise Agreement is breached
  • Inaccurate representation of the franchise opportunity
  • Competition claims
  • Non payment of the agreed fees as a result of the franchise relationship
  • Damage to the franchisor’s brand by the franchisee
  • Breach of confidentiality and intellectual property
  • Injunctions in relation to confidentiality and intellectual property
  • Exiting Franchise Agreements

Our commercial  team will be able to guide you through the options available to you as a result of a dispute for advice call us on 01616 966 229. These may include mediation, we have a CEDR accredited mediator and we are experienced in arbitration as well as litigation if this is felt to be the optimal solution to resolve the dispute. 

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