Franchisor Services

Our approach is to draft contracts with sufficient controls to allow for ongoing flexibility and sustainable profitability tailored to the best business interests of the particular franchisor. At the same time, we eliminate the need for costly negotiation on every franchise sale. Our lawyers offer valuable insight through a full range of services including:

  • Conversion of a successful business to a successful franchise model
  • Area development and master franchising
  • Franchise system mergers, sales and acquisitions
  • Expansion and finance strategies
  • Advising on revenue sources
  • Tailored drafting and effective enforcement of franchise agreements
  • Disclosure documentation and compliance
  • International expansion
  • “Canadianizing” of foreign disclosure documents
  • Insolvency matters
  • IP and Trademarks
  • Up-to-date regulatory compliance – local,  provincial, federal and international
  • Real estate transactions – leases, purchases, sales
  • Dispute mediation and resolution
  • Commercial litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Employment