Question: Who is responsible for the legal documentation in a franchise?Answer:
A specialist franchise solicitor or a commercial lawyer.
Before actively recruiting franchisees, it is essential for a franchisor to have good quality legal documentation prepared by a solicitor who is experienced with both the legal and commercial subtleties of franchising. A comprehensively drafted Franchise Agreement is the foundation of every franchisor’s business. This is not just a technical exercise suitable for any general practicing lawyer, so you must always approach a Franchise Lawyer or a commercial lawyer with franchise experience to assist with drafting or reviewing your Franchise Agreement.