Fiona Boswell

Senior Associate, Head of Franchising and Commercial Services

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Franchisors Liability to Franchisees

In a franchise relationship, the franchisee buys the right to use the franchisor’s trademarks, reputation and marketing in selling a product.

Whether a franchisor can be held liable for actions of the franchisee depends on the level on control retained by the franchisor over the business.

These terms should be made clear from the start, so both parties are aware of their responsibilities and obligations to each other.

Execute your Franchise Agreement correctly- tips f...

Having been a long and sometimes arduous process, you have managed to successfully negotiate the terms of your...

Legal Update: Brand Infringement and Unjustified T...

In October 2017, the new Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 came into force. The purpose of ...

New guidance on franchisor's kickbacks

The British Franchising Association (bfa) periodically publish technical bulletins which provide advice and gu...

Risky business?

Starting a business can be tricky and starting up a franchise business is often considered a less risky option...

You can obtain the Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) once completing your BIIAB Level 2 training, which has been a service provided to Nottinghamshire by Fraser Brown solicitors for over 10 years. ...

The National Franchise Exhibition 2016 Survey

Fiona Boswell presents the results of the survey Fraser Brown conducted at the National Franchise Exhibition 2...

Case study: Incoming Franchisors

Fraser Brown acted for one of Irelands largest importer and wholesalers of furniture into the UK market prepa...

Top 5 legal tips to help your business thrive by franchising

Fiona Boswell discusses top 5 legal tips that will help your business thrive by franchising.

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