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Franchising Lawyers in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Franchising is a stressful and challenging process. Seeking franchising advice from a franchising lawyer in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will award you with well-ordered, straightforward strategies that will prevent potential franchising issues in UAE. Franchise lawyers of FHS have comprehensive experience of guiding clients to their understanding of the franchising laws locally or internationally. 

Our team of highly-reliable franchise lawyers have helped dozens of clients who underwent franchising in UAE and around the world. They have given legal assistance to our franchising clients to guide them through the critical facets of franchising in UAE. FHS is proud to say that every bespoke strategy that we have advised yielded positive results. This stems from our franchise lawyers’ legal experience in advising manufacturers, distributors, and domestic and international franchisors. 

We have advised startups to large-sized businesses and companies in various sectors from automotive, technology, cafes, restaurants, fitness, retail, fashion, and more.

Since franchising in UAE and in the Middle East is a wise decision to profit, our franchise lawyers in Abu Dhabi counsel and guide our clients as they draft documents like franchise agreement and franchise disclosure document, contracts, liability protection, non-compete agreements, guarantees, expansion, and more. 

FHS Law has a strong team of franchise lawyers that can handle franchise relations, supply chain management, licensing, franchise and distribution formation and structuring, and other franchising concerns. 

Contact Us :

Sea Tower, Office No. 201, Raffay Street
Near Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce, Corniche, Abu Dhabi

Ph : (02) 307 1177


  • What are the types of franchises?

    1. Product distribution franchising – products made by a franchisor are sold to a franchisee. Examples of these are: cars, softdrinks, etc.  
    2. Business format franchising – in this type of franchising, the franchisor will teach the whole business format to a franchisee

  • How can my franchise be validated?  

    There are 3 major conditions that a franchise must meet, according to the UAE Federal Ministry of Economy.  
    • The franchisee must be a UAE national or an entity that is wholly owned by UAE nationals
    • The franchise agreement must grant exclusivity over all or a part of the UAE
    • The franchise agreement must be notarized

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