What Is A Franchise Lawyer ?

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.