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Purchasing a Franchise

Purchasing a franchise gives you the opportunity to invest in and be part of a pre-established business. Typically, purchasing a franchise allows you to use the brand of a business and establish a profitable franchise.

Franchising part of your business?

Opting to franchise your business is not an easy decision to make, as whilst it can create many opportunities it can also pose substantial risks as you are ultimately agreeing to hand over autonomy of your brand.

Whether you’re a franchisor looking to safeguard the reputation of your business or a franchisee needing help with negotiating the terms of a franchise agreement, our franchising team at Rotheras can help ensure the protection and continued success of your franchise.

Why use Rotheras for your Franchise?

We can advise both franchisors and franchisees in a range of industries.

We are willing to discuss your business further to advise on whether a franchise is suitable and we can make recommendations of other suitable legal relationships to consider.

We can review your existing franchise agreements, draft new franchise agreements and negotiate leases on premises.

We can advise on day-to-day business issues.

We can advise on data protection issues.

We can act for franchisees in franchise re-sales.

Our team can assist in resolving disputes between franchisors and franchisees.

We work with our dispute resolution, commercial property, intellectual property, corporate and employment law teams to provide you with a full service

We can put you in touch with third-party contacts such as accountants and property management agents to ensure you receive a comprehensive service and have all your needs addressed.

We can help you with:

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Franchise agreements
  • Deposit agreements
  • Lease/sub-lease agreements
  • Buy-back
  • Disclosure packs
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Posted 11/02/2021

I was extremely pleased with the service that Kerry provided in order to sell my mothers house. Good, prompt communication and all questions dealt with or answered as requested. Consequently I would recommend yours services to others.

Adam Stevens

Posted 26/01/2022

Kerry and Carolyn were always friendly and professional and kept meet up to date every stage of the journey. Most of our communicating was online which was great as documents could be sent instantly and our conversations were in writing in case I needed to refer back to them later on. I cannot recommend them enough.

Tony Stott

Posted 26/01/2022

Kerry and Carolyn were always friendly and professional and kept meet up to date every stage of the journey. Most of our communicating was online which was great as documents could be sent instantly and our conversations were in writing in case I needed to refer back to them later on. I cannot recommend them enough.

Tony Stott

Posted 26/01/2022

After almost a year of being messed about by potential buyers my house sale went through. I feel that both Kerry and Carolyn of Rotheras conveyancing team were patient and understanding of my situation and nothing seemed too much trouble. The actual conveyancing process seemed effortless on my part and when the actual final purchase of the property went through, they kept me informed of what was happening throughout all stages. I would certainly recommend Rotheras for any conveyancing required and only wished others were as professional and understanding in their approach.

Julie Wyer

Posted 26/01/2022

After almost a year of being messed about by potential buyers my house sale went through. I feel that both Kerry and Carolyn of Rotheras conveyancing team were patient and understanding of my situation and nothing seemed too much trouble. The actual conveyancing process seemed effortless on my part and when the actual final purchase of the property went through, they kept me informed of what was happening throughout all stages. I would certainly recommend Rotheras for any conveyancing required and only wished others were as professional and understanding in their approach.

Julie Wyer

Posted 07/03/2022

The service was exceptional and Vicki went above and beyond to make the whole process a much less stressful process , especially buying through the Covid period.

Gavin Crossland

Posted 07/03/2022

Thank you so much to Emily and her team. We managed to buy a house within 6 weeks and connect the selling of our property together, saving a lot of stress, being a young family of 5 in a current pandemic. Professional and approachable with quick responses. Emily went above and beyond to help us get what we wanted!

Rachel and Austin Dekker

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Billy Shaw

Billy Shaw

b.shaw@rotheras.co.uk

Billy advises businesses on a range of commercial and corporate issues and is happy to assist you with buying or selling businesses, corporate mergers and shareholder agreements

Lauren Kilbride

l.kilbride@rotheras.co.uk

Lauren Kilbride is a Trainee Solicitor within Rotheras’ Corporate & Commercial department and is based at the firm’s Lace Market office.

Sandeesh Samra

s.samra@rotheras.co.uk

Sandeesh Samra is a Senior Paralegal in our Corporate and Commercial team and is based at our Lace Market office in the heart of Nottingham city centre.

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