More Canadians own franchises per capita than anywhere else in the world. Franchising is firmly entrenched in Canada as a way of doing business.

Whether you are developing a franchise, buying or selling a franchise, or converting a business into a franchise, our lawyers have the knowledge and experience to assist you through the complex regulatory environment. We provide advice and offer legal services in the following areas.

  • Franchise Agreements
  • Master Franchise Agreements
  • Area Franchisor and Sub-Franchise Agreements
  • Trade-marks, Patents, Intellectual Property Rights and Bundles
  • Confidentiality, Non-Competition and Secrecy Agreements
  • Royalty Payments, National Advertising Programs, Rebate
  • Delivery of Training and Product
  • Leasing Issues, Franchisor Lease Guarantee Agreement
  • Standards of Operation, Employment matters, Contracts
  • Franchisor’s Rights Upon Default
  • Financing Arrangements

Our clients include both franchisors and franchisees, and when needed we draw on the specialized knowledge of other firm lawyers to provide a comprehensive package that meets your business objectives.

We can assist you. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our franchising lawyers for more information.

Franchising Group

Andrew practices in the areas of business law, real estate law and wills and estates.

Andrew received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University in 2002 and his Law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2005. He was called to the bar in Ontario in 2006 and then to the bar in British Columbia in 2008. 


Brad represents a wide variety of individuals and private companies as a real estate developmentbusiness law and estate planning lawyer.


People and planning are at the core of every transaction that Curtis Darmohray handles as a business, wills and estates, and real estate lawyer at Pushor Mitchell.


James’ practice includes a wide range of business law matters, real estate law and estate planning.