Starting a Franchise

Are you thinking of franchising your business? If so, it is essential to ensure you have the right advice and information in order to make good sound commercial decisions.

If you decide to go ahead, then you need to ensure everything is structured to protect you and your business in the future. The franchising team at Ashtons Legal represents some of the world’s leading franchise companies. We are equally keen to help new franchisors who are just starting out to find the right way to structure their franchise agreements and attract the best franchisees.

We can take you through each step towards franchising your business so, whatever you decide to do, it will be based on sound legal and business advice all aimed at ensuring you succeed.

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Franchise Resales

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The Advantages of Franchising

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Three years, five ESTAS Awards

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Are your franchise agreements valid?

A properly signed franchise agreement is of fundamental importance but something that is easily overlooked by many franchisors.

One of the most common errors that can be made by franchisors is ensuring that the parties enter into t...