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.
24th April 2020
25th March 2020
Earlier this month the Insolvency Service published its annual figures for the number of directors that it has disqualified in the twelve months to the end of February 2020. Continue reading »
23rd March 2020
If you are concerned about the enforceability of your business agreements in light of the Covid-19 outbreak then you need to take a close look at the terms of your commercial contracts. Continue reading »
12th February 2020
Boardroom disputes are a fact of corporate life. However, as a High Court ruling showed, careful reflection on the basis of legal advice – as opposed to knee-jerk reactions during conflict – is the best way to restore harmony. Continue reading »
3rd February 2020
The level of fraud crimes committed continue to rise within the UK. Continue reading »
6th August 2020
Healys is pleased to announce the appointment of two new partners. Continue reading »
9th July 2020
3rd June 2020
Healys is pleased to announce that Partner and Head of Professional Negligence Robert Johnson has been shortlisted as a leader in his field by Who’s Who Legal. Continue reading »
28th May 2020
Jonathan acted on behalf of a 23 year old female in relation to her claim for clinical negligence that happened in 2015 at Whipps Cross Hospital in London. The Claimant had a relevant past gynaecological and obstetric history of a previous caesarean section in 2013 and previous laparotomy for ovarian cystectomy at 10 years of age. This was classified as a high risk pregnancy and the Claimant was referred to a Consultant in the Antenatal Clinic at Whipps Cross Hospital for review. The Claimant had elected to have a caesarean section. The Claimant had previously undergone an emergency lower segment caesarean section due to a failure to progress when having her first child. Continue reading »
27th May 2020