LAW OF THE LAND
Should you read the franchise agreement? What happens in a franchise dispute? Who owns the intellectual property rights of the franchise? Find the answers to these crucial questions in our 28-page guide to understanding your legal rights and responsibilities as a franchisee.
The legalities of franchising are an important consideration for any franchise buyer, both for the process of buying the business and for its ongoing trading. Investing in a franchise is a significant lifestyle move, and can be a major financial commitment, so it pays to be aware of what is at stake, how to handle difficulties, and how to move on when the time is right.
This guide is just your starting point. It is intended as a guideline only and does not replace obtaining legal advice that will deal with your specific circumstances.