Legal advice

By: Bywaters Timms  02-Mar-2011
Keywords: Legal Services, Intellectual Property, Franchising

Bywaters Timms provides advice in all facets of business law and franchise law including:

· Advising on the appropriate structure for the business and preparing any necessary documents such as licence agreements for intellectual property

· Advice about setting up a new franchise system

· Preparing Disclosure Documents and Franchise Agreements that comply with the Franchising Code of Conduct

· Submitting Franchise documents to Franchisees for grants of new franchises, renewal or on sales of existing franchised businesses

· Preparing and advising on Leases and Licences to Occupy

· Advising on protection of intellectual property and arranging registration of trade marks nationally and internationally

· Negotiating, mediating and resolving disputes between franchisors and franchisees

· Advising on Trade Practices issues and conducting seminars to inform clients regarding their obligations under the Competition and Consumer Act

· Assisting clients to implement Trade Practices Compliance Programs

We also advise our business and commerial clients on wide range of issues such as:

·         Business Structures—such as companies, trusts, partnerships.
·         Trade Practices issues and compliance with the Trade Practices Act.
·         Advising on Joint Ventures and preparing appropriate agreements.
·         Preparation and advising on Shareholders or Partnership Agreements
·         Advising on trusts and setting up trusts
·         Stamp Duty advice
·         Company restructuring
·         Advising on business acquisitions including negotiation of contracts and leases including acquisition of supermarkets  

Keywords: Commercial Legal Advice, Firm of Lawyers, Franchising, Intellectual Property, Legal Services

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