Leathes Prior

Company Overview

Key information about Leathes Prior:

  • full service law firm providing franchise clients with advice on all areas of law relevant to their business
  • 30 years’ experience of advising franchisors and franchisees
  • regional, national and international franchising clients

Franchise Services

For franchisors:

  • advice on the establishment of the franchise structure
  • drafting the franchise agreement (or reviewing and updating an existing agreement)
  • advising and managing re-sales
  • dispute resolution
  • trademark protection
  • data protection compliance
  • employment law advice
  • commercial property procedures


  • UK clients on international expansion (whether by master franchising, area development or direct franchising)
  • international franchisors entering the UK or EU

For franchisees:

  • fixed fee reporting on the franchise agreement
  • premises acquisition and lease negotiation
  • company incorporation
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