Archive June 2021

Richard James to exhibit at the Yeovil Chamber Business Fair

 

Richard James, Managing Partner at Solicitors Title LLP and Broomhead & Saul, will be exhibiting at the Yeovil Chamber Business Fair this month.

Following Marks and Spencer’s and Aldi’s recent well publicised dispute over Colin and Cuthbert the Caterpillar, Richard discusses what you can do to protect your business branding and more.

So join Richard, Colin and friends on Monday 28th June at 5pm. Click the following link to book your place https://www.yeovilchamber.org/events/business-fair-events

Click here to watch Richard’s teaser video.

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Solicitors Title act on merger of the AFA with the British Franchise Association

As one of only a handful of specialist franchise law firms, Solicitors Title were delighted to have been approached by Claire Robinson and the Approved Franchise Association to support their merger with the British Franchise Association, which was announced today.

It is acknowledged that the bfa and AFA coming together will only serve to strengthen the UK franchise sector, in what is a c.£15bn industry.

With almost 20 years’ experience in franchising, partner, Richard James, led this transaction for the AFA, to ensure that the merger achieved all that was intended, working closely with CEO of the bfa, Pip Wilkins and Roz Goldstein, of Goldstein Legal (now part of nexa law), which acted on behalf of the bfa.

Commenting on the merger, Claire Robinson, CEO of the AFA, explained: “I have witnessed the transition of the bfa to become a much more inclusive association, with a desire to support every type of franchise business. I am excited about the future and how Pip and I can work together over the next 12 months to support the AFA Members with a transition to bfa Membership. I really feel that I have made the best decision for the industry in choosing the bfa to become my trusted partner too.” Claire Robinson will take on a new role as ‘Lifestyle Ambassador’ within the bfa.

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