The franchise agreement: foundation of the franchise provisions 

franchiserecht advocaat

Specialist Dutch franchise law for the franchise agreement in the Netherlands

The basis for the agreemeents between the franchisor and the franchisee is the franchise agreement. 

The content of the franchise agreement can significantly determine your success as a franchisor or franchisee. This is because the provisions in the franchise agreement have a direct influence on your  business growth, the continuity of your business and the return on your franchise activities.

– As a franchise organization (franchisor) you develop a franchis formula. You give franchisees the right to use the developed business concept.

– As a franchisee, you contract with a franchise organization. This is to get the right to operate a franchise business based on the franchise formula.

Experienced with franchise agreements

Pep Legal supports franchisors and franchisees by many franchise questions. Such as drafting, adjusting and terminating franchise agreements.

Because of that extensive experience you know that the franchise lawyer can apply his knowledge in your situation to your specific question about the franchise agreement.

Questions franchise agreement 

Each franchise agreement can contain different topics. The following topics are almost always reflected in the franchise agreement:

  • franchise contracting parties
  • franchise formula, the franchise right and intellectual property
  • territory of the franchisee
  • fee structure
  • duration of the franchise agreement
  • termination of the franchise agreement
  • franchise obligations franchisor
  • franchise obligations franchisee
  • developing and adjusting the franchise formula by the franchisor 
  • non-competition clause
  • confidentiality clause
  • franchiseprivacy
  • link with the franchise manual
  • if applicable link with the commercial propery rental
  • dispute regulation

Do you want to know more about this subjects, call or mail to franchise lawyer Jorg van de Peppel.

Legal support franchise agreement

The franchise lawyer (attorney) helps franchisors and franchisees frequently with legal support concerning:

  • drafting of the franchise agreement and other specific franchise documents
  • adjusting the franchise agreement, for example due to changed regulations
  • cancellation and termination of the franchise agreement
  • disputes about the franchise agreement
  • franchise contract management
  • preventing and conducting legal proceedings concerning the franchise agreement

Franchise agreement support in 3 easy steps

1   Tell what the franchise lawyer can do for you

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2   Strategy

3   Legal support of your personal specialist

The legal partner at the franchise agremeent in the Netherlands

Franchisors who are helped by us when drafting the franchise agreement and with franchise advice when starting a franchise, regularly consult Pep Legal about new franchise developments and legal questions.
For both franchisors and franchisees, law firm Pep Legal is the franchise law firm and the legal partner for questions about their franchise agreement.

Success stories

“Based on my interest in new methods of doing business (franchising), I started looking for the right advice to shape this process. I found the right advice at Jorg of law firm Pep Legal. The connection that I found was in the knowledge that was offered to me and which was given shape in a correct franchise agreement and the ‘aftercare’ that was offered.”


– Heleen, Franchisor in The Hague, The Netherlands –

Success stories

“Jorg has guided me very well towards a farewell from my franchise agreement. Clear, practical and accessible. Despite the many opposites, we were able to complete a great deal. The expertise of Jorg van de Peppel of law firm Pep Legal was indispensable in this.”


– M., Franchisee in Leidschendam, The Netherlands –

Success stories

“Our company has had a very pleasant experience with law firm Pep Legal. Lawyer Jorg van de Peppel is clear, sharp, but also honest and realistic about the situation. The communications was very good and Jorg is committed and involved. To illustrate, we were in regular contact during the weekend, even on New Year’s Eve, to bring our lawsuit to a successful conclusion. And we succeeded, tribute!”


– Entrepreneur in a partnership in Rotterdam, The Netherlands –

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Jorg van de Peppel – Dutch Franchise Lawyer

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