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Harper Macleod LLP

Franchising

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What the team is known for

Possesses a strong bench of specialists advising franchisors and franchisees on the full range of commercial and contentious matters. Offers deep expertise in franchise growth, international expansion, resales and disputes. Possesses a noteworthy client list, including significant food, retail, leisure, and health and fitness sector clients.

Strengths

"Harper Macleod is an industry-leading firm that is forward-thinking and a valuable partner to us," one client reveals, adding: "They are proactive commercial advisers who go the extra mile to get to know their clients and their businesses."

Work highlights

Acted for Singapore-based company Yogabellies on establishing a new licence model, including assisting with franchise resales and the issuing of new franchise agreements.

Notable practitioners

David Kaye advises a broad array of clients on franchise arrangements, including expansions, terminations, resales and disputes. He acts for both franchisees and franchisors in various sectors, including food, leisure, and health and fitness.
"David is a proactive and commercial franchising lawyer who has unrivalled experience across a wide range of areas."

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Overview

Our specialist franchising team provides specialist advice to clients thinking about franchising a business, buying a franchise or master franchise opportunity or expanding overseas through franchising. We advise on all aspects of franchising strategy, business format, and drafting key documentation to formalise franchise relationships.

Our lead Partner, David Kaye, is British Franchise Association accredited and the team has extensive experience of helping many different types of franchisors and franchisees both in the UK and internationally.

In addition to our knowledge of franchising law, we are heavily involved in the wider franchising community in the UK.

Franchising

Harper Macleod LLP

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Location

The Ca'd'oro

45 Gordon Street

Glasgow

Glasgow City

UK

G1 3PE

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