Parker Bullen has affiliate members of the British Franchise Association (BFA) in each of its offices. The BFA aims to promote standards of good practice in franchising so that the terms agreed between franchisor and franchisee are fair to both parties and commercially sustainable. It also boasts a member of the International Franchise Lawyers’ Association at its Salisbury office.
If you are thinking of making a substantial investment in a new business venture, we believe it is important that you obtain appropriate advice from suitably qualified advisers. As accredited professionals we have considerable experience of franchise work and have acted and/or advised in relation to all of the following matters:
- Drafting franchise agreements
- Franchisor development
- Sales and purchases of franchisee businesses
- Reviewing franchise agreements
- Pre-contract advice and side letters
- Confidentiality undertakings
- Company formations
- Trade marks and intellectual property (UK, EU and worldwide)
- Employment issues
- Exit routes
- Dispute resolution
- Master franchises
We are committed to helping our clients to run successful franchise businesses. Within the recent past we have acted for franchisors, or franchisees, or potential franchisors, or franchisees involved in a diverse range of franchise organisations and situations.