- Membership: Affiliate
- Sector: Solicitor
- Contact: Mr John Burns
- Email: email@example.com
- Tel: 01618367923
- Location: Ship Canal House, 98 King Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M2 4WU
Gateley is a full service national law firm offering solutions-driven, commercial legal advice in a clear, flexible way.
With 720 employees, including 140 partners and 300 lawyers, we are a UK top 50 law firm.
With 8 offices in major UK cities we offer our clients an unrivalled domestic reach in England and Scotland. We also have an international office in Dubai.
Over 80 of our lawyers are ranked as ‘Leading Individuals’ in Chambers legal directory.
We are the leading national firm for service delivery, partner relationships and the use of IT in the 2012 Legal Week Client Satisfaction Report.
Gateley use sector knowledge proactively to ensure that our clients get the right advice, at the right price and achieve their commercial objectives.
For over 20 years we have regularly advised both franchisors and franchisees on all aspects of their businesses and act for a number of large, well-known and established franchisors.
We have extensive experience in handling a wide range of franchising issues, from start-up through to developing and maintaining a successful franchise business for mature franchisors. Work ranges from drafting the very first franchising agreement to advising on, and then drafting, overseas master franchise agreements for clients expanding their businesses abroad. We also deal with property leases and agreements as well as franchise disputes and personnel issues.