Legal Services for Franchisees and Franchisors

The franchising of a business helps to strengthen the established brand while promoting. The franchise creates rights and obligations for both the franchisor and the franchisee. The franchisor seeks to expand the business by creating a well-managed franchising network and penetrating into new markets. The franchisee on the other hand receives the support of the franchisor’s business experience and brand to potentially reap rich rewards.

We provide customised legal support for franchisees and franchisors including:

  • Establishment and maintenance of the franchised business
  • Due diligence process and viability of an existing agreement
  • Compliance with the Franchise Code of Conduct
  • Australian Small Business and Family Ombudsman (ASBFEO)
  • Preferred business structure
  • Customised franchising agreements
  • Unfair terms of contract
  • Ongoing obligations, risks, and rewards
  • Obligations of the employees, contractors and suppliers working with a franchisor
  • Compliance with other laws and regulations including contract law, retail and commercial leases, Australian consumer law
  • Sale, transfer, and termination of the franchise
  • Franchisor tax obligations including Income tax and GST
  • Franchise tax implications including CGT and GST
  • Dispute resolution including mediation and conciliation
  • Disclosure document for franchising agreements – understanding and critical appraisal
  • Any other related issue
  • Indian franchisees and franchisors laws

We serve all suburbs including but not limited to the following:

  • Ascot Vale
  • Brunswick
  • Brunswick East
  • Carlton
  • Dockland
  • Fitzroy
  • Moonee Ponds
  • Southbank
  • Airport West
  • Avondale
  • Heights
  • Essendon
  • Keilor
  • Melton
  • Niddrie
  • Plumpton
  • St Albans
  • Strathmore
  • Sunbury
  • Taylors Lake
  • Tullamarine
  • Bundoora
  • Campbellfield
  • Coburg
  • Craigieburn
  • Epping
  • Greenvale
  • Lalor
  • Preston
  • Reservoir
  • Roxburgh Park
  • Thomastown
  • Bulleen
  • Diamond Creek
  • Doreen
  • Eltham
  • Greensborough
  • Heidelberg
  • Ivanhoe
  • Mernda
  • South Morang
  • Templestowe
  • Balwyn
  • Bayswater
  • Blackburn
  • Box Hill
  • Burwood
  • Camberwell
  • Croydon
  • Doncaster
  • Ferntree gully
  • Mitcham
  • Nunawading
  • Ringwood
  • Wantirna
  • Ashburton
  • Bentleigh
  • Berwick
  • Brighton
  • Cheltenham
  • Cranbourne
  • Dandenong
  • Frankston
  • Glen Waverley
  • Hampton
  • Keysborough
  • Lynbrook
  • Mentone
  • Narre Warren
  • Noble Park
  • Oakleigh
  • Sandringham
  • Springvale
  • Altona
  • Altona Meadows
  • Geelong
  • Hoppers Crossing
  • Laverton
  • Manor Lakes
  • Newport
  • Point Cook
  • Werribee
  • Williamstown
  • Wyndham Vale
  • Deer Park
  • Footscray
  • Melton
  • Sunshine
  • Tarneit
  • Truganina
  • Sydney CBD
  • Ashfield
  • Bankstown
  • Blacktown
  • Campbelltown
  • Castle Hill
  • Chatswood
  • Fairfield
  • Hurstville
  • Liverpool
  • Parramatta
  • Rouse Hill

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