One of Coleman Greig’s particular areas of expertise is that of franchising and the relevant legislation associated with this increasingly popular business arrangement.
Working with a number of major clients in this area, including some of Australia’s most recognised franchise chains, the team has gained substantial expertise in this field and can provide legal services for both franchisees and franchisors.
Coleman Greig is a member of Franchise Council of Australia and keeps up to date on issues of concern to businesses in the field through regular attendance at Franchise meetings and forums. We also conduct regular briefing sessions for our own franchise clients to keep them up-to-date with the latest legal issues affecting their business, and to provide them with an opportunity to share their experiences with other people operating in similar business structures.
We can help you with:
- Preparation of franchise agreements
- Assistance with preparation of Disclosure Document
- Advising on and negotiation of leasing documentation
- Compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct
- Submitting franchise documentation to franchisees
- Negotiating, mediating and resolving disputes with franchisees
Franchising - Our Clients
Over the years, Coleman Greig has developed a particular expertise in the field of franchising and acts for clients across a variety of diverse industries such as food, construction, and auto-parts. Our lawyers understand the complex legislation and regulations that apply to franchisors and franchisees and can streamline the legal processes involved in this increasingly popular business model.
We currently represent one of Australia’s most well-recognised and respected franchisors with over 470 coffee outlets across the country, a national pie-outlet franchisor, a construction equipment distribution franchisor and a well-known motor vehicle parts distribution franchise, amongst other clients in this sector.