If you’re thinking about buying your first franchise or franchising your business around the world, we can support you on every step of your franchise journey.

Cyber security, employment law and planning regulations are just some of the issues that all franchise businesses must manage. The benefit of partnering with one of the largest full-service legal advisory firms is that we can do everything – one team for everything your business needs.

Franchising can be a great way to expand your business and develop your brand. We have a close partnership with some of the leading business membership associations so we can really help you to put your franchise on the map.

If you’re thinking about franchising your company you can rest assured that we have the experience to support you. We offer clear and focused advice on brand protection and people practices and can also support you internationally, whether you're entering the UK or an overseas market.

Contact Us

If your business operates in the consumer products sector, our experienced lawyers can provide you with commercial legal support. Give our team a call on 0808 291 6784 or get in touch online.

UK City Tracker Report - 2023

Latest Economic Report By Irwin Mitchell

Our latest report estimates the UK is in a recession, with the cost-of-living crisis and consumer spending squeeze being felt. Unlike some other forecasters, we expect the UK’s economy will be growing again by the second half of the year. 

Read The UK City Tracker Report

Awards & Accreditation

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

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Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.

Testimonials & Client Feedback

We truly value the feedback we receive from both our clients and legal accreditation societies, such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Chambers & Partners UK Top Ranked Firm 2022

“The team is incredibly responsive - they provide a good-quality advice and service."

Chambers & Partners, 2022
Legal 500 UK Leading Firm 2022

“Great internal communication, multifunctional teamwork, ease and effectiveness of communication between team and client”

Legal 500, 2022

“You have done sterling work on our behalf for which we thank you. I am already recommending you should anyone be in need of your services.”

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Find one of our solicitors near you

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.