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Ed Savory QFP
01603 756442
, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Norwich

About Birketts

Birketts teamCompany Overview

Birketts is a top 100 UK law firm with offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich. Our dedicated franchise team is made up of specialist solicitors (including two bfa Qualified Franchise Professionals, Ed Savory and Vicki Mitman) who understand the unique world of franchising.

The team is supported by our wider corporate team which includes experts in intellectual property and brand protection, dispute resolution, commercial property, commercial services and employment, enabling us to assist our franchise clients with all their legal needs.

Franchise Services

Our clients trust us to achieve a solution that is right for them. That trust has been earned over time and sets the standard upon which our reputation is based.

Our franchise legal services include:

For franchisors:

  • Assisting with corporate structure and set up
  • Preparing and/or updating the Franchise Agreement
  • Advising on international expansion options (including master franchising)
  • Management of the franchise network including renewals
  • Managing franchisee re-sales
  • Resolving franchise disputes
  • Providing advice and guidance in connection with employment and human resources requirements
  • Assisting with property portfolios

For franchisees:

  • Assisting with corporate structure and set up
  • Advising on the terms of the Franchise Agreement
  • Assistance with the franchise re-sale process (on behalf of incoming/outgoing franchisees)
  • Advising on franchise disputes
  • Providing advice in respect of employees
  • Advising on premises acquisition and/or lease negotiation

For more information, please get in touch with a member of our franchising team or see our YouTube channel.

  • Matt & Jen Snell
    Trophy Pet Foods - Franchisee case study

    Hi, we’re Matt & Jen Snell the proud owners of Trophy Swindon & North Wiltshire Ltd. Our story starts with both of us having worked for large corporate organisations for the last 10 years. The last few years have been particularly difficult, as we feel that our employers have lost sight of what true customer service is. In short, we felt that we could do better if we were more able to drive the businesses ourselves.

    Read the full case study View franchise details
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