Izard Weston provides expert legal advice in the specialised field of franchising and licensing

Izard Weston provides expert legal advice in the specialised field of franchising and licensing

Izard Weston is one of a select group of law firms nationwide that has a significant franchising practice.  We have a practical knowledge of issues that arise in this sector, and can help franchise clients with all their legal needs. 

We can help franchisors with:

  • franchising their business (or licensing their products or services)
  • drafting a franchise agreement and other franchise documentation, or reviewing their existing documentation
  • selling franchises to franchisees
  • franchisees wanting to sell, or renew, their franchise
  • enforcing the terms of the franchise agreement against a franchisee
  • any disputes they are having with any franchisees
  • related legal matters, such as leases, business structures, asset protection, drafting terms of trade/supply, intellectual property matters and legal compliance

We can help franchisees with:

  • buying a franchise, including reviewing the franchise agreement
  • selling their franchised business
  • advice on their obligations under the franchise agreement
  • any problems they are having with their franchisor
  • related legal matters, such as leases, business structures and asset protection

For further assistance please contact:

Melanie Sargent
Miranda Squire
Tony Stevens
Hamish Walker