|Answer: A franchise lawyer is a
legal specialist that provides legal services and advice to
both prospective franchisees and new and established
franchisers or franchise companies.
For a franchisee or franchise buyer some
of the typical services offered by a franchise lawyer would
include the critical review of the franchise agreement and
franchise disclose documents, advice on the formation and
structuring of new business entity, real estate and lease
negotiation advice, franchiser negotiations, and more.
For new and established franchisers (or
franchise companies) some of the common services offered by
a franchise lawyer include advice on whether franchising is
appropriate for the target business, review, preparation and
filing of appropriate franchise disclosure statements,
preparation and review of the franchise agreement, advice on
the formation and of the legal structure of franchise
business, franchise law compliance, third party agreements, and more.