Promotion for Owen White Lawyers

Promotion for Owen White Lawyers

We are delighted to announce that we have recently promoted two Associate solicitors Nicola King and Lynsey Smith, to the positions of Associate Director. Both are litigation solicitors who work in the franchise team and in general litigation. Lynsey joined us in 2005 and is an experienced commercial litigator who has successfully represented clients over […]

The key ingredients for buying a successful franchise

The key ingredients for buying a successful franchise

As with any great dish the best franchise businesses require quality ingredients; a sustainable business concept led by a management team committed to recruiting the best candidates and providing them with proper training and ongoing support. With these key elements in place, a Franchisor can create a strong and mutually profitable network of Franchisees, all […]

Franchise agreements – Forewarned is forearmed

Franchise agreements – Forewarned is forearmed

The decision to buy a franchise can be both a daunting and exciting experience. A prospective Franchisee should not feel pressurised into making a quick decision, but should take the time to evaluate the franchise business by asking searching questions of the Franchisor, to understand what will be involved from both a practical day to […]

Disputes between franchisor and franchisee

Disputes between franchisor and franchisee

Over the years, franchising has gained a, somewhat unfair, reputation for disputes and litigation between franchisors and franchisees. Is this the reality of franchisees’ experience in the sector, and what are the causes of disputes? Franchising is a long-term relationship that requires a high element of trust between the parties. Franchisees can spend life savings, […]