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Hardwicke Franchising Conference 2019: Franchise agreements under the microscope – time for change?

Hardwicke Franchising Conference 2019: Franchise agreements under the microscope – time for change?

29 Oct 2019, 12:30 - 17:30

Hardwicke, Hardwicke Building, New Square, Lincoln's Inn,London , WC2A 3SB

The annual Hardwicke Franchising Conference will take place on Tuesday 29 October 2019 chaired by David Lewis QC. The Hardwicke Franchise Team will be looking in detail at franchise agreements, identifying potential pitfalls and proposing new ways of avoiding problems.

The conference is now at full capacity. If you would like to be included on our reserve list, then please contact: events@hardwicke.co.uk.

12:30    Lunch and registration

13:30    Opening address by David Lewis QC

13:40    Discussion of proposed new wording for the grant of a franchise by Laurence Page and Martyn Griffiths

14:10    Discussion of unusual franchise contractual terms

14:40   Intellectual property clauses in franchise agreements by Professor Mark Engelman

15:15    Coffee break

16:00    The Judicial Perspective by Kelyn Bacon QC, Brick Court Chambers

16:30    Coffee break

16:45    Termination clauses by Brie Stevens-Hoare QC and Sri Carmichael

17:30    Drinks and canapés

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