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Manzoor Ishani

Manzoor Ishani is one of the UK’s most respected franchise lawyers with over 30 years’ experience of UK and international licensing, franchising and distribution law. He is based in London and St Albans, Hertfordshire.

The respected Chambers and Partners legal guide ranks Manzoor as the top franchising lawyer in the UK, and in a category of his own as a ‘Senior Statesman’. The guide adds that clients refer to him as ‘the godfather’ of franchising, praising his ‘stellar reputation’.

Manzoor has worked with franchisors to franchise their businesses and brands in over 30 countries.

 

The essentials of a franchise agreement

The essentials of a franchise agreement

Franchise solicitor Manzoor Ishani outlines what should be in a franchise agreement.   A franchise agreement should achieve three fundamental objectives: FIRST: It should set out clearly what the franchisor has promised SECOND: it should seek to protect for the benefit of both franchisor and franchisee, the franchisor’s know-how and …

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The franchise agreement from the buyer’s perspective

The franchise agreement from the buyer’s perspective

I often get asked by those buying a franchise, “What is the franchise agreement and what should be in it?” As a franchise solicitor I have come across some interesting scenarios, so let me explain  below or you can watch the short video below. When you buy a franchise, you are …

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Buy a franchise – a 10 step guide

Buy a franchise – a 10 step guide

Franchise lawyers Manzoor Ishani and Leigh Head guide you through 10 steps when buying a food franchise     After selecting a franchise, there are a number of matters you should address before you open for business. This article gives you some of the required steps and the order in …

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Franchising Lawyer Manzoor Ishani Presenting at Elite Business Event

Franchising Lawyer Manzoor Ishani Presenting at Elite Business Event

Franchise law expert and Consultant Solicitor to Sherrards, Manzoor Ishani, will be speaking at Elite Business national conference and exhibition in London this Friday. This business event London provides professional speakers, thought-leaders and industry experts who will address the barriers to growth and review growth strategies, access to finance, technology and sustainability.  The …

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