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Vintage Lawyers is a dynamic law firm specialising in tax advice and dispute resolution, superannuation, insolvency, financial services and corporations law.
Level 36, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney CBD NSW 2000
Also Services: ACT
Specialising in Wills, Probate, & Estate Planning, Kawalsky Lawyers is located in Perth CBD, WA.
Level 2/ 16 Irwin St, Perth CBD WA 6000
Robert Green Legal specialises in looking after individuals, couples (including same sex couples), families and small business. Based in the CBD near Martin Place, Robert Green is also available to meet clients in Darlinghurst by arrangement.
Sydney CBD NSW 2000
Also Services: Sydney
Clement & Co Lawyers continue to maintain the standard set by the firms founder Brett Clement, who over 40 years established himself as Mandurah's premium lawyer.
Unit 2, National Bank Building, 12 Sutton St, Mandurah North WA 6210
Also Services: Perth
We will provide you with timely and practical legal advice and assistance. We're on your side!
Suite 2, Ground Floor 40 Montclair Avenue, Glen Waverley VIC 3150
Also Services: Melbourne
As a respected Law Firm operating since 2010, Priority Business Lawyers is now based in Tuggerah to better meet the needs of its clients on the Central Coast and elsewhere.
Unit 6, 1 Pioneer Ave, Tuggerah NSW 2259
We are a Gold Alliance Firm as approved by the Law Society which further enhances our reputation as a provider of legal services of the highest standard.
61 Carrington Street, Adelaide CBD SA 5000
Also Services: Adelaide
Madsen Law specialises in protecting our client's interest in any Family Law, Business Law, Wills and Estate matters.
3928 Pacific HWY, Loganholme QLD 4129
Also Services: Brisbane
Specialising in Commercial Litigation, Conveyancing Lawyers and Family Law, Pearce Webster Dugdales is located in Melbourne CBD, VIC.
4th Floor 379 Collins St, Melbourne CBD VIC 3000
Our lawyers see beyond legal issues, providing practical, coordinated and "results driven" commercial solutions.
Level 8, 10 Market Street, Brisbane CBD QLD 4000
Also Services: Brisbane
Frontier Law Group – Going Beyond Today, Inheritance Dispute Specialists, Wills, Probate, Estate Planning, Family Law, Criminal Law, Bankruptcy, Conveyancing, Commercial Advice and Litigation
Level 1, 159 Queen Street, Campbelltown NSW 2560
Also Services: Sydney
Colin Garber & Associates is a firm of Barristers and Solicitors based in Perth, Australia.
328 Albany Hwy,, Victoria Park WA 6979
Also Services: Eastern Suburbs, Perth
Ryans Solicitors & Attorneys is a well respected small firm offering a wealth of knowledge and professional experience to assist clients with legal matters.
Level 2, Bryant House 26 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore QLD 4558
Also Services: Sunshine Coast & Region
Solicitor/Lawyer conveyancing - sale and purchase property transactions, Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney, deceased estate administration
Ground Floor 204 Alice Street, Brisbane CBD QLD 4000
Herbert Geer specialises in Commercial Litigation, Employment & Industrial Relations Law, and Family Law and is located in Brisbane CBD, QLD.
Level 26, 240 Queen St, Brisbane CBD QLD 4000
Riba Business Lawyers is a commercial law Firm. We work in franchising, leasing, business sales commercial litigation and conveyancing. We provide legal advice to business people and in particular franchisors and franchisees.
34 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore QLD 4558
Also Services: Maroochydore
Conveyancer Central Coast NSW, legal services
67 Webb Street,, East Gosford NSW 2250
Bottoms English Lawyers is a general legal practice with offices in Cairns & Atherton, Queensland, offering a range of legal services.
63 Mulgrave Road, Cairns North QLD 4870
Franchise and business legal services for franchisors, franchisees and businesses.
lvl 36, 71 Eagle Street, Brisbane CBD QLD 4000

Franchising Lawyers

Franchising law is the body of law which aims to regulate the activities and conduct of individuals and businesses who are participants of a franchise toward each other. This law aims to protect both the franchisor and franchisee by ensuring that they are both sufficiently informed about the franchise before they push through with it.

What is Franchising Law?

Franchising law is the regulation which governs the franchising activities of businesses. It sets a code of conduct for both franchisors and franchisees, attempting to protect both parties. Under this law, the franchisor has the obligation to give the franchisee a copy of the franchising code, a disclosure document and a copy of the franchise agreement at least 14 days before the franchisee enters into an agreement with the franchisor or before the franchisee pays the franchisor any monies.

The franchisor also has the obligation to inform the franchisee of any relevant facts through writing at least 14 days before the franchisee is set to sign the agreement. In addition, the franchisor is prohibited to prevent the franchisee or potential franchisee from associating with other franchisors or potential franchisors. Moreover, the franchisor is required to make a disclosure agreement for the franchisor in accordance with the Franchising Code within four months after the end of a financial year.

Franchising law also prohibits franchisors from producing agreements which require a franchisee to sign a waiver.

Who Needs Franchising Lawyers?

Franchising law firms and lawyers are professionals who have been trained in the legal aspects of franchising. Their expertise can be beneficial to businesses or individuals who are looking to buy a franchise and to businesses who want to grant a franchise of their business.

Franchising law firms and lawyers can offer legal advice and legal assistance to franchisors and franchisees. Some of their expertise revolves around areas such as:

  • Drafting and reviewing franchise agreements or any other documents related to franchising
  • Providing legal advice concerning the Trade Practices Compliance
  • Providing advice on strategic planning
  • Providing legal advice and assistance in terms of purchase, sales, or restructuring of the company's franchise systems
  • Providing advice with regards to the Franchising Code
  • Representing individuals or companies in court litigations in cases of franchise disputes

Franchising lawyers can help businesses who enter into franchise agreements avoid court litigations resulting from non-compliance of the Trade Practices and the Franchising code.

If you want to enter into a franchise agreement and need advice on legal matters, hire the services of a franchise lawyer.