What is in Store for UK Franchising in 2019?

With Brexit looming, 2019 looks set to be a turbulent year for the UK. What can we expect for the franchising industry in the UK?  Despite Brexit nerves, significant positives for UK franchising are as evident as ever from the most recently published NatWest franchising survey.  It shows that the franchising industry now contributes £17bn […]

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Season’s Greetings from Goldstein Legal!

Goldstein Legal will be open over the festive period (except on Christmas Day and Boxing Day), operating with a skeleton staff. We will be closed from 2 pm on Monday 24th December and will reopen at 9 am on Thursday 27th December. We will close for the New Year’s break at 5.30 pm on Monday 31st December and re-open at 9 am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. If you need […]

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Goldstein Legal Host Windsor & Eton Living Advent Calendar

We are delighted to, once again, support the Windsor & Eton Living Advent Calendar.  This is the third year running that we’re hosting the magical event from our offices in the heart of Windsor. The Living Advent Calendar is a collaborative project run between 24 local businesses to provide live entertainment every evening from 1 to […]

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Employees: What You Need to Know About Settlement Agreements

If you’ve been offered a settlement agreement by your employer (or are expecting one) you probably have a lot of questions. What is a settlement agreement? Do I have a right to negotiate it? How will it benefit me? Are there any red flags I should watch out for?… Negotiating a settlement agreement may feel […]

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Goldstein Legal Rank in Prestigious Chambers Legal Guide

“When choosing a lawyer always look for the true mark of quality – a Chambers ranking.” ~ Chambers and Partners We’re proud to announce that Roz Goldstein once again ranks in the prestigious Chambers Guide UK 2019. Goldstein Legal is also named as a recognised practitioner in the rankings. The annual Guide is published by […]

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Why Do Franchise Agreements Favour the Franchisor?

Prospective franchisees often ask, ‘Why does the franchise agreement favour the franchisor?’ It’s a good question – after all, most franchisees will invest a great deal of time and money making their franchise a success. Yet, the franchise agreement is a one-sided (usually non-negotiable) contract that favours the franchisor, in terms of the protections and […]

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Goldstein Legal Appoints Trainee Solicitor

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Trainee Solicitor, Dayllen Patel. Dayllen first joined Goldstein Legal in April 2018 as a paralegal, before starting his training contract with us in October 2018. Dayllen works closely with the rest of our team to support our clients with their franchising and commercial legal needs. Dayllen’s seats within […]

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5 Legal Mistakes Small Businesses Make (and How to Avoid Them!)

Picture the scene: You’ve quit the comfort zone of employment and a regular paycheck to become your own boss. You’re finally living the dream and running your own business. To give your business the best chance of success and growth there are some essential legalities you need to consider. Below, we explain how to avoid […]

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Belquis Ghaleb Joins Goldstein Legal

Goldstein Legal is delighted to announce the appointment of associate solicitor, Belquis Ghaleb. Belquis (better known as Belle) joined Goldstein Legal on 3rd September 2018 as our specialist commercial property lawyer and has begun working with a number of clients. Belle will also work alongside Roz Goldstein and the team to deliver our wider commercial […]

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Franchisors: How to Manage Successful Franchise Resales

There are many reasons franchisees decide to sell their franchise – retirement, relocation or the simple desire for a fresh challenge (to name just a few). Selling an existing franchise is commonly called a franchise resale. As the franchisor, it’s important to have a system in place to support your franchisees through the resale process. […]

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