Franchising

Franchising

Australia has one of the most regulated franchising industries, so it’s important to get things right.

As specialist franchise lawyers, we can advise you on everything from franchising your business or buying a franchise, to expanding your brand internationally.

From small startups to established franchise systems, we help franchisors with:

  • Corporate structure and asset protection advice
  • Establishing a franchise system, including drafting template documents
  • Managing the process of issuing franchise documents to franchisees
  • Competition and consumer law advice
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Dispute resolution
  • Advising on the Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Master franchising, area development agreements and other types of licensing models
  • International expansion.

Are you a franchisee? We can help you with:

  • Business structuring
  • Reviewing and advising on franchise documents, including the franchise agreement and disclosure document
  • Lease reviews
  • Dispute resolution
  • Advising on the Franchising Code of Conduct and complying with the franchise agreement
  • Selling a franchise
  • Succession planning and exit strategies