We can advise on all aspects of franchising law working on behalf of franchisors and franchisees; as well as advising on regulatory matters.

For Franchisees

We can advise you on all stages of the franchising process from initial advice, negotiating the lease for your premises or dealing with day-to-day business and employment issues through to selling your business and managing disputes arising with your franchisor.

Our commercial team lawyers can help with:

  • Fixed fee reports on franchise agreements;
  • Purchase an existing franchise business;
  • Property and leases;
  • Disputes with the franchisor;
  • Company secretarial and other company services;
  • Loans and personal guarantees;
  • Collective advice to groups of franchisees;
  • Sale of a franchised business.

For Franchisors

TWS Legal Consultants can help franchisors at all stages of their franchising journey – from the initial stages of franchising their business, through day-to-day management of their network, and onwards to the sale of a network to a new owner. We have worked with franchisors, not only in the UAE but the UK and internationally.

Our team can help with:

  • Franchising your business
  • Managing your franchise network
  • Brand protection
  • Sale of a franchise network or seeking further investment
  • Property services
  • Disputes with franchisees
  • Company secretarial and other corporate governance services
  • Banking requirements and consumer credit issues
  • Business restructuring
Please contact one of our experienced lawyers for more details. Email us at or call +971 4 448 4284.