What We Do

Commercial and Retail Leasing

A commercial or retail lease is an agreement that sets out the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants. The lease will include provisions about: the duration of the lease, any rights of renewal, any rights of assignment, the amount of rent … Continue reading

Review a Franchise Agreement

A franchise agreement is the document that sets out what is required by you and the franchisor in any situation that may arise during the course of the franchise relationship. It is important that you have an experienced franchise lawyer … Continue reading

Draft a Licence Agreement

Under the terms of a licence or distribution agreement a licensee is generally granted the right to use your intellectual property (including your trademark) or distribute your product within a defined territory.   What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual property refers … Continue reading

Draft Franchise Agreement

Our custom franchise agreements A well drafted franchise agreement will: be in as plain language as possible; reflect your business systems and structure; comply with the provisions of the Franchising Code of Conduct; set out the commercial terms between the … Continue reading

Disclosure Documents

A disclosure document is prescriptive and needs to contain certain information to comply with the Franchising Code of Conduct (the Code), including Franchisors details and business experience You must provide details of the business including business experience, business names, business … Continue reading

Review a Surrender Deed

A surrender deed or a release deed is the document which terminates or surrenders the franchise agreement and sets out what is required by you after the franchise relationship has ended. We will review your surrender or release deed considering: … Continue reading

Buying and selling businesses

We can assist you with the sale or purchase of any commercial business, including a business that is being purchased or sold subject to a franchise. If you are selling a business we can assist you to negotiate the sale … Continue reading

Trade Mark

Before you franchise your business you should ensure that your brand name or logo is not similar to a brand name or logo that is already registered. We can assist you to register your trademark to ensure that your brand … Continue reading

Franchise Disputes

If you are involved in a dispute, we can guide you through the process of dispute resolution. Your approach to the resolution of a dispute may depend on many factors, both financial and non-financial. We will: focus on your wishes … Continue reading

Enforce Obligations

In any agreement the parties to the agreement will have obligations to each other. These obligations are known as “contractual obligations”. Obligations under an agreement include the payment of monies, the doing of something (such as providing support or operating … Continue reading


Mediation allows the parties to a dispute to try to reach an agreement with the assistance of a mediator. We have been involved in the resolution of many disputes through mediation since the inception of the Franchising Code of Conduct … Continue reading

Business Structures

We will work with you to develop the appropriate structure and system to support your business strategy. This may involve setting up a structure to start operating the business and transitioning to another structure as the business grows. We have … Continue reading

Transactional Franchise Work

Depending on the package that you choose, we may prepare franchise agreements and related documents for individual franchisees. Transactional work normally includes the following: preparation of disclosure document and franchise agreement for each franchise granted and sending to the franchisee … Continue reading


We specialise in complex issues involving legal, forensic and evidentiary skills. We are focused on efficiency and our advanced use of technology means that we can efficiently and cost effectively handle litigation involving large volumes of documents. We have acted … Continue reading

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