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Membership History

Joined 2018

Membership History

Joined 2018

Company Overview

At Knights, we take time to understand our clients’ business needs, objectives and goals and tailor our approach accordingly.  Our highly experienced professionals provide advice, not options.  Our approach is to provide a cost effective and efficient service, whilst providing bespoke advice.  Our team handles matters proactively, practically and commercially and always take into account the client’s tactical position and strategic objective.

Franchise Services

We have a dedicated team of specialist franchise advisors with a vast array of franchise experience gained in both private practice and in house operating across a variety of sectors including hospitality, retail, leisure, care, education, professional practices, personal care and tuition. 

 

We are proud to work with a number of leading brands both nationally and internationally from the franchise sector and to work alongside as a preferred advisor industry experts such as banks, development consultants and trade bodies. 

 

We offer a wide range of legal services to franchisors and franchisees to include:

  • Setting up and structuring franchise businesses within the UK;
  • Drafting and advising on franchise agreements, master franchise agreements, area development agreements, disclosure documents  and related documents;
  • Trade Mark Licences and Intellectual Property Protection;
  • International expansion

Auditing franchisors pre contractual material and advising on misrepresentation actions;

  • Franchise Dispute resolution;
  • Devising and implementing tactics to deal with non-compliant franchisees;
  • Advising on termination rights, including seeking and defending Interim injunctive relief;
  • Franchise Renewals;
  • Sale and Purchase of franchise businesses;
  • Group actions pursued by and against franchisors;
  • Mediation and Arbitration;
  • Commercial lease renewals, assignments and related transactions;

We are also supported by specialists in premises licensing, regulatory compliance and HR to address those needs for your networks.

Our clients range from established franchisors, operators of multi-brand multi-unit franchises to new entrants to the UK and those pivoting businesses to franchise.

Testimonials

“Thanks to the help from … the franchising team, introducing new franchises continues to be a seamless process and we are now enjoying seeing a strong but steady growth of the business throughout the UK.

We have always been secure in the knowledge that …the team  has our best interests at heart and it was a great comfort to know they were only a phone call away to provide professional advice. 

Heavenly Desserts is constantly growing and we have a number of new stores in the pipeline, which the team will be supporting us with. We have a long relationship with ..the team and really value the expertise the team have provided us with over the years.  

I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone I know, they offer a comprehensive range of services for businesses and provide the peace of mind any business owner would want. 

In summary, we are pleased to have them on this franchising journey with us and look forward to working with them in the future.” …..

“The whole team ……. have been extremely supportive and understanding and efficient in the handling of our business requirements.  An excellent service at all levels and in particularly with their knowledge of the franchising sector. “ ….

Email: fiona.boswell@knightsplc.com
Tel: 07824 621134
Location: UK Coverage
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