- Membership: Affiliate
- Sector: Solicitor
- Contact: Franchising
- Email: Not Provided
- Tel: 03700864118
- Location: 2 Colmore Square, 38 Colmore Circus , Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6SH
Shoosmiths is a full service, national law firm with 10 offices across the UK. Recently named UK Law Firm of the Year in Legal Week’s British Legal Awards 2015, we tailor our approach to each client’s business, delivering high-quality legal advice backed by clear and open communication, cost transparency, and business sense.
We are an innovative firm of 144 partners and more than 800 legal advisers, with turnover of £102.7m (April 2015). We have a diverse client base operating in a range of sectors and locations, supporting clients with international footprints through membership of the World Services Group.
Shoosmiths offers franchisor and franchisee clients a “one stop shop”, co-ordinating advice from franchise specialists across its different practice areas. This includes the real estate, intellectual property, licensing, disputes and commercial contracts disciplines.
Utilising innovative ideas and pricing structures, employing our years of experience, we provide targeted advice to clients in respect of:
- risk analysis, suitability and the structure of a franchise offering;
- reviewing or establishing franchise pilots and/or roll-outs programmes (including document management);
- developing, drafting and negotiating suites of franchise documentation (including those required for national, international, master and/or multi-unit franchise arrangements);
- advertising, marketing and promotions (including online and social media);
- brand protection and management;
- dispute avoidance and resolution;
- exit strategy planning and sales; and
- ancillary and complementary commercial contracts.