Franchising

We can’t predict the future, but we can prepare you for it

Our team advise on all aspects of franchising law working on behalf of franchisors, franchisees and industry bodies. We have extensive experience in all aspects of franchising and related distribution models across a broad spectrum of industry sectors, including: restaurant, fitness, retail, services, hospitality, entertainment, healthcare, education and technology, and automotive.

For franchisors

We 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 the requisite experience and expertise to advise franchisors on all aspects of their network and to add real value to the business, both within the Romania and internationally.

Our lawyers can help with:

  • franchising your business
  • brand protection including trade mark registration
  • managing your franchise network
  • sale of a franchise network
  • disputes with franchisees
  • company secretarial and other corporate governance services
  • business restructuring

For franchisees

Our team is experienced in advising prospective and existing franchisees on all stages of the process from reviewing deposit and franchise agreements at the outset, 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.

We can help with:

  • fixed fee reports on franchise agreements
  • purchase or sale of an existing franchise business
  • property and leases
  • disputes with franchisors
  • company secretarial and other corporate governance services
  • loans and personal guarantees
  • collective advice to groups of franchisees

Key Contacts

Paul Lospa

+40 725 387 205

Livia Dianu-Buja

+40 751 214 154

Alexandra Iliescu

+40 726 014 951

Elena Armașu

+40 729 288 776

Elena Pîrvu

+40 727 214 655

Bianca Răileanu

+40 785 647 274

Simina Cîrstescu

+40 724 588 171

Bogdan Vasile

+40 749 264 899

Radu Dodoi

+40 766 491 750

Andrei Ivan

+40 722 518 085

Gabriela Lospa

+40 722 693 208

Jason Wolfe

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