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Ashtons published in international Franchise guide

Ashtons Legal are delighted to have contributed to, and been published in, the 2019 edition of Franchise – the 13th edition of expert research and analysis produced by renowned publishers Getting the Deal Through.


Getting the Deal Through works with many of the best lawyers and law firms in the world to bring together a unique legal information resource, written by experts on each subject area, in every significant jurisdiction. Their online research platform is used by thousands of law firms, universities, regulators, and corporate counsel at leading multinational organisations as a reliable, first port of call for any legal query worldwide.


Ashtons Legal’s Franchise team was approached by the Editor as we are recognised experts in this field. Ashtons Damian Humphrey and John Chambers were invited to contribute by giving an overview of the legal landscape in UK Franchising. Click here to see their commentary \\ASTW-FS01\Users\sullivan_e\Documents\F2019United Kingdom.pdf.


Damian and John’s piece includes key areas of franchise such as: governing bodies, laws and agencies, exemptions and exclusions from franchise laws, ground rules for franchise termination, restrictions on foreign entities and investments, confidentiality covenants in agreements, restrictions on franchise agreements and good faith obligations and franchise relationships.


Accreditation: Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Franchise 2019 (Published: July 2018). For further information please visit

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