Membership History

Joined 2014

Company Overview

Paris Smith LLP is a large regional law firm, founded in Hampshire, serving clients across the South of England, London and beyond, from our two landmark offices in Southampton and Winchester. The firm has grown year by year and currently numbers 43 partners, employing over 200 staff.

We provide local, national and international clients with services across a wide range of practice areas and sectors including; franchising, intellectual property, corporate and commercial, property, employment, family, tax, trusts and wills, dispute resolution, banking and insolvency.

Franchise Services

Paris Smith has a wealth of experience and expertise in providing legal advice to the franchising community, with an in-house franchising expert to support you.

For franchisees, on a competitive fixed fee basis we can:

  • Advise on the terms of your franchise agreements and assist with renewals
  • Assist with negotiations with your franchisor
  • Advice on resolving complex franchise disputes

For franchisors we can:

  • Draft and review franchise agreements, deposit agreements and confidentiality agreements
  • Offer expert intellectual property and brand protection strategic advice
  • Advise on franchise re-sales
  • Advise on any other legal issue that may be associated with franchising such as commercial property, employment law or complex business disputes.


“I just wanted to say thank you for your support and advice on the Action Coach franchise agreement. You really did help me in making a decision to go with the company.”

– Gary Potter, prospective franchisee


“Emily is exceptionally helpful, understanding and extremely professional, polite and exceeded my expectations – from start to finish and with ongoing support – highly recommended.”

– Benjamin Lewis Evans-Starr, Franchisor, Aspect Valeting Ltd.

Email: emily.sadler@parissmith.co.uk
Tel: 02380 482102
Location: Southampton, SO15 2AE & Winchester, SO23 8AT
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