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STARTING A FRANCHISE

It's time to take the next step - franchise your business.

You've put in the hard work to grow your business and now it's time to take the next step. Franchising is one way to increase the return on your business investment. Is franchising the best fit for your business? You may also be wondering:

How do I start a franchise?

Is my business ready to franchise?

Should I start a franchise?

What are the legal requirements to start a franchise?

How many franchises should I create and what should the size of each franchise territory be?

What are my responsibilities toward my franchisees?

Whose responsibility is it to secure the lease?

What are Disclosure Documents?

What is the effect of the Consumer Protection Act on relations between me and my franchisees? Does it apply?

We represent many commercial clients in the franchising space, both franchisees and franchisors. We regularly advise franchise clients on a range of legal issues, including:

Franchise Agreements and Disclosure Documents

Restaurant and Liquor licencing

Franchisor responsibilities

Disputes between franchisors and franchisees

Commercial lease issues

Intellectual Property

Staff training and other labour challenges

Contact us for help with your legal franchising challenge.

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