Philip Astles, Managing Partner of Kidd Rapinet solicitors in Slough, specialises in all aspects of Commercial Law. Here he explains a commonly asked
question “What is a Franchise
A Franchise Agreement is essentially where the Franchisor who owns a brand, gives someone else the rights to run a business
using their brand. This makes them the
There are various rules contained in a
Franchise Agreement stating how the brand is to be used in the business and how long the agreement will last. The agreement will probably also state that the area that you have agreed upon will not have other
Franchises using that brand in the same area.