Nelsons Solicitors Limited

Company Overview

Established in 1983, Nelsons is one of the largest law firms in the east Midlands with over 200 staff across offices in Nottingham, Leicester and Derby.

We offer legal advice on a full range of services for businesses and individuals, are recognised as a Regional Heavyweight by the independently-researched Legal 500 and are also recommended by Chambers and Partners. We are committed to the concept that all aspects of our operations and services should be of the highest quality and are accredited by Lexcel. 

As part of our services for businesses, we have a specialist franchising team who are experienced in working with both franchisees and franchisors.

Franchise Services

Our services to franchisors include:

  • Franchise disputes
  • Auditing franchise recruitment material to reduce the risk of mis-selling and/or breach
  • Compliance issues and obtaining payment
  • Intellectual property and brand protection
  • Territorial rights and internet selling
  • Advising on renewal
  • Sale of franchises and associated documentation
  • Termination of franchises
  • Injunctions to seek compliance of restrictive covenants
  • Drafting and advising on franchise agreements and related contractual documentation

Our services to franchisees include:

  • Due diligence
  • Pre-contractual recruitment material and financials
  • What does the contract mean?
  • Disputes, payment and franchisors’ obligations
  • Termination, negotiating and drafting termination documentation
  • Advice on what happens after termination
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