Franchise Business

For business owners, day-to-day operations can be a juggle. You have to handle leasing and property matters, employment agreements, trade and supplier arrangements and commercialisation – and even then, growth isn’t guaranteed. Fortunately, there’s a simple answer – franchising your business.

Why choose us?

Whether you’re a franchisor or franchisee, our franchise lawyer Australia will help you navigate this environment with ease. Our friendly, skilled team will help you through every step of the journey, from discussing franchise possibilities to signing documentation and beyond. At Accuro Maxwell, we are as committed to your success as you are.

How our business lawyers help franchisees

We know the franchise environment can be a minefield for first-timers. So, our expert team can assist you with every facet of the franchising regulatory environment. We can help with:

  • Understanding franchise agreements
  • Disclosure documentation and other paperwork
  • Negotiating franchise renewals, transfers and terminations
  • Premises leasing and licensing (i.e. negotiating property leases, sub-leases and licenses), and;
  • Dispute resolution

Franchise agreement assistance

To make your transition to franchise owner as stress-free as possible, we offer comprehensive franchise agreement advice. This entails a comprehensive review of franchise documents, and a franchise summary report, which includes:

  • An outline of agreement terms, your rights and responsibilities
  • Explaining how franchising works and the Franchising Code of Conduct, and;
  • Our recommendations

Following this, we will meet you to discuss the review and answer your questions. We’ll also provide you with a concise summary of our comments on franchise documentation, along with the changes we recommend. After reviewing the documents, our team will alert you of any possible unfair or unreasonable provisions. We will also assist in executing the franchise agreement, and any other required legal documentation.

How we help franchisors

Whether you’re established or new to franchising, we help you to effectively establish and negotiate all applicable laws. Work with us and you’ll be part of a long-term partnership, walking you through every stage of the process.

Our experts assist franchisors to understand and follow regulations, become compliant and achieve their goals. We do so by:

  • Conducting consultations to determine if franchising is right for you
  • Offering advice on the ideal franchising structures, licensing, agency and distribution agreements
  • Preparing franchise documentation
  • Protecting your intellectual property rights (i.e. registration and enforcement of trademark)
  • Supporting the resolution and mediation of disputes, and much more.

For comprehensive legal advice on franchising your business, call or email us today.

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