The nature of a franchise network is such that often the major problems are results of what was done or omitted at the very beginning. Thus, the most important stage of a franchise system is complete before you grant the first franchise.

At Franchise Legal, we go a long way beyond mere legislative compliance. We learn your business from A to Z. That understanding, together with our years of experience, allows us to advise you on how best to future-proof your business ensuring the greatest chance for your success.

We often become an essential partner in the franchise development project and can introduce other relevant specialists in fields such as finance, demographics and operations.

To speak with one of our lawyers about the ‘franchisability’ of your business, call 1300 798 501.

Franchising Introduction for Prospective Franchisors.


Are you an established Franchisor?

We act for over 50 franchise systems in most industries and at all stages of their development. Our services and our retainer are custom-designed for each franchisor.

We can be your in-house counsel, your outsourced legal team and your litigation department.

Our clients pay us for work done rather than time spent.

We have industry best practice processes in relation to the full lifecycle of a franchise agreement, including:

o    Marketing for franchisees

o    Presentation of the franchise offer

o    Negotiation with the franchisee’s legal advisors

o    Managing the sale of a franchisee’s business and assignment of franchise to the purchaser

o    Dispute resolution including negotiation, mediation and litigation

o    Dealing with poor performing or problem franchisees

o    Renewal 

o    Termination

We form a working relationship with your key staff and outside advisers, including franchise consultants and your accountant to ensure that our advice is relevant to you in light of your overall business strategy.

To speak with a franchise lawyer in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney in relation to your requirements, call 1300 798 501.

Ilya Furman
Heath Adams
Chris Bruce
Con Plastiras