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Franchising

The knowledge and experience to assist you through the complex regulatory environment of franchising.

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.

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