Legal services including general business and commercial advice and franchise law

By: Bywaters Timms  06-Jul-2011
Keywords: Lawyer, Legal Advice, Intellectual Property


Bywaters Timms can assist in all aspects of the law regarding franchising 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 including advice on the Franchising Code of Conduct and Competition and Consumer Law
  • Preparing Disclosure Documents and Franchise Agreements that comply with the Franchising Code of Conduct and all other documents to establish a franchise system
  • Submitting Franchise documents to Franchisees for new grants, renewals or on transfer of an existing franchised business
  • 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
  • reviewing and advising on Franchise Agreements for new or renewing franchisees
  • assisting in due diligence.

We also provide general business and commercial advise such as:

  • 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 acquisitions of Franchise Systems and negotiation of contracts and leases
  • advising on all aspects of acquisition of a supermarket

Keywords: Commercial Legal Advice, Franchising, Intellectual Property, Lawyer, Legal Advice

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  Bywaters Timms’ reputation is based on proven depth of experience and expertise. We see beyond legal issues, providing practical, coordinated and decent commercial solutions. We take time to understand our clients’ businesses and issues. We develop close, long term relationships. We become an essential part of your team – committed and economical.