The Sherrards Blog: Franchising

Walking away from a franchise

29th October 2015

It’s a situation I come across a lot: a franchisee has walked away from his franchise only a short time after signing the franchise agreement because he’s not happy with the way things are going. Good move or bad move? Well it can be either, depending on how you look …

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Walking away from a franchise

The essentials of a franchise agreement

4th June 2015

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 essentials of a franchise agreement

The franchise agreement from the buyer’s perspective

11th May 2015

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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The franchise agreement from the buyer’s perspective

Buy a franchise – a 10 step guide

9th April 2015

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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Buy a franchise – a 10 step guide

Franchising Lawyer Manzoor Ishani Presenting at Elite Business Event

7th April 2014

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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Franchising Lawyer Manzoor Ishani Presenting at Elite Business Event