As members of the British Franchise Association, the Healys’ Franchise Disputes team provides a wide range of services for both franchisors and franchisees. We take a clear and practical approach to our client’s needs, ensuring that we understand the business plan and offer advice best suited for their commercial goals. Our specialised lawyers have extensive experience and specific expertise in this area, and will support and enhance your business plans every step of the way.
Like any business contract, disputes can arise. Especially as a franchise agreement is complex contract that can last for a considerable period and effect a large number of people. Often these contracts can set out a strict set of policies and procedures in order to conduct business. Should a dispute occur, our dispute resolution team are on hand to provide an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of your case, and set out your options moving forward. We will strive to protect your interests while reaching a cost-effective solution.
Franchise disputes can include:
Our intent is always to settle matters by negotiation or, if the parties agree, by mediation. Where that has failed, we have instituted High Court proceedings on behalf of both franchisors (in respect of the enforcement of non-competition clauses) and franchisees (in respect of damages for breach of contract and misrepresentation).
Speak to our franchise disputes solicitors today if you feel you have a claim against your franchisee or franchisor.
31st August 2022
Robert Johnson, Partner and Head of Professional Negligence at Healys LLP, successfully represented a claimant in a professional negligence claim against a firm of solicitors. The claim arose out of the manner in which the firm in question dealt with our client’s claim against her tenants for possession of the property.
22nd August 2022
Robert Johnson, Partner and Head of Professional Negligence at Healys LLP, successfully represented two claimants in professional negligence and breach of contract claims against a leading UK Bank. Continue reading »
4th August 2022
26th July 2022
Robert Johnson, Partner and Head of Professional Negligence at Healys LLP, successfully represented claimants who had been involved in a cross-border dispute with a number of financial institutions but their claims failed because of the negligence/breach of contract of the firm of solicitors that had been representing them in that dispute. Continue reading »
30th September 2022
The London Marathon returns to the city this Sunday 2nd October. Along with an expected 40,000 participants our head of Commercial Property Gary Wainwright will be competing and raising money for charity. Continue reading »
19th September 2022
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
As a mark of respect and appreciation for our late Queen, our offices will be closed on the day of Her Majesty’s State Funeral; Monday 19th September.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
15th August 2022
Commercial Lawyer, Samantha Oakley will be sharing legal insights and tips next month at this year’s London IP Week 5.0. Continue reading »
4th August 2022
Footprint+ is a ground-breaking property conference focusing on reducing the carbon footprint of the built environment and the real estate industry. The event brings together representatives from every sector of the UK property market to explore and discover state of the art methods by which the UK can meet its commitment to become net zero by 2050. Continue reading »
1st July 2022
We are pleased to announce that Robert Johnson, Partner and Head of Healys Professional Negligence, has been identified as a leader in his field and recommended for inclusion in this year’s Who’s Who Legal: Professional Negligence report.