TLT is a UK law firm supporting large corporates, public institutions and high growth businesses on their strategic and day-to-day legal needs. Our offering includes market-leading legal expertise, near-legal consultancy services and a suite of solutions developed under our FutureLaw innovation programme.
Able to advise across the three UK legal jurisdictions of England & Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, we have six UK offices in Belfast, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Manchester, as well as a specialist ship finance team in Piraeus, Greece.
Our international network includes a strategic alliance with Dutch law firm Holla and Belgian law firm GSJ, giving clients assurance of a consistently high quality of service beyond the UK.
With significant experience advising organisations in the digital; financial services; future energy; government & public services; leisure, food & drink; real estate; and retail & consumer goods sectors, we have a strong track record of consistent growth driven by client need.
We have over 140 partners and employ around 1,200 people.
We work with FTSE listed and leading national companies on a broad range of national and international franchising matters, particularly in the retail, leisure and automotive industries.
Our team provides comprehensive advice for businesses looking to expand by granting or taking a franchise. We work with businesses of all sizes, from regional UK start-ups to household retail names throughout Europe, South East Asia, India and the Middle East.
We also have experience in managing substantial global trade mark portfolios, handling registration, challenges and enforcement.
Our expertise includes advising businesses on the right legal structure when expanding, including unit and master franchises, development agreements, joint ventures, management franchises and subordinated equity arrangements.
We prepare, review and negotiate franchise agreements – helping clients to successfully navigate the different legalities and practices, so that there are no unwelcome surprises later down the line.