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A success rate you can’t ignore

With franchise operations established across a very broad range of industries and interests, there are opportunities abound for entrepreneurial professionals interested in franchising their business or investing in a franchise.


Entrepreneurship with the benefits of an established company

Our work with franchises includes the representation of both franchisors and franchisees. We have been incredibly fortunate to work with a number of innovative clients who have created or purchased franchises in sectors such as:

  • Computer services and technology
  • Fitness, health and lifestyle industry – including gyms, spas and home health care conglomerates
  • Motor vehicle dealerships
  • Food, beverage and hospitality – fast food restaurants, specialty food cafes and shops, food trucks and hotels


Representation throughout the business lifecycle

We work with clients from the initial formation of the franchise, through acquisition and sales, the renewal and termination of franchised businesses, all operational matters and the procurement and disposition of real estate.

More specifically, our representation can include:
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing agreements
    • Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD)
    • Franchise agreements
    • Area development agreements
    • Guarantees
    • Independent contractor agreements
    • Confidentiality agreements
    • Promissory notes
    • Security agreements
    • Software licensing agreements
    • Equipment agreements
  • Business and operational contracts and transactions, including franchise sales
  • Real estate transactions
    • Commercial leases
    • Acquisitions and sales
    • Financings
  • Employment law matters
    • Employment policies, handbooks and agreements
    • Input on training materials and employee notices
    • Regulatory and compliance matters

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