Franchising code amendments - dispute resolution
The long awaited dispute resolution provisions under the Franchising Code of Conduct (the...
We know franchising.
We have helped to franchise and grow some of Australia's most well known brands.
We understand that the approach to franchising a brand will vary depending on many factors, such as whether you are offering a service or a product or whether you are proposing to franchise territories or sites, or whether the business is based on regular customers.
If you have decided that you want to franchise your business we will provide advice and assistance with all aspects of developing and growing your franchise system.
We provide franchise consulting advice and assistance with the following:
If you are already a franchisor, we can assist you to assess what is working with your current franchise system and what is not working.
In addition we can review your legal documents and ensure that your franchise systems and processes are compliant.
Your legal documents include:
In addition we can assess whether your franchise documents adequately protect your franchise system, including your intellectual property, your customers and your goodwill.
Many franchise agreements in the market are “template” franchise agreements and are not drafted to protect the individual franchise system. For example, the protections for a franchisor in a retail food franchise agreement should be very different to the protections for a franchisor in a personal service franchise agreement.
We can also ensure that your franchise agreement adequately addresses any Fair Work risks.
We prepare franchise agreements and related documents for individual franchisees.
Ongoing franchise transactional work normally includes the following:
We have undertaken large volumes of transactional work for 35 years. We have streamlined processes in place to ensure that the work is completed efficiently, but more importantly we ensure that the documents are compliant, so that you have peace of mind.
We can assist you to develop and implement procedures for franchisee transfers including
Franchising is what we do and it’s what we have been doing for 35 years.