• Membership: Affiliate
  • Sector: Solicitor
  • Contact: Mr Manzoor Ishani
  • Email:
  • Tel: 07887745587
  • Location: 7 Swallow Place, London, London, W1B 2AG, United Kingdom

Company Overview

Sherrards is a progressive and entrepreneurial law firm with offices in St Albans, Hertfordshire and London.

“This firm has long been recognised in the industry for its strong franchising offering.” (Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2013).

Sherrards’s impressive client base ranges from international brands, through to sole-owner enterprises...“The firm attracts such big-name clients as Toni & Guym and Domino's Pizza.” (Chambers 2013). 

Sherrards has particular strength in retail, media and entertainment, franchising and trade associations, plus significant international capability. A full range of commercial legal services is delivered by lawyers who are commercial, accessible and responsive.

Franchise Services

Sherrards is one of only 11 firms across the UK to be ranked for franchising by the respected Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession. 

The franchise team’s insightful and business-minded lawyers combine astute and in-depth knowledge with a practical approach, much in demand by clients. Sherrards’s franchise team is led by Manzoor Ishani, who is also a director of international franchise Stagecoach Theatre Arts, thus combining first-hand commercial and legal experience.

Sherrards covers the range of franchising legal services from advising on formats for franchising, drafting, reviewing and negotiating master, regional & developer agreements, EU and international franchise structures, IP audits and brand protection, through to dispute resolution, employment, sales and acquisitions.

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