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Buying a Franchise – Why we should be your Lawyers


1. Expertise

We have extensive experience in franchise law.

We have advised our clients on most of the major systems in New Zealand including: Subway, Hell Pizza, Burger Fuel, Pita Pit, The Coffee Club, Columbus Coffee, Nandos, SKIDS, Speedy Signs, Sierra Coffee, The Cheesecake Shop, Pizza Hut.

We also act for some very well know franchise systems.

2. Cost Effective

We can take the guess work out of your budgeting for your legal costs by tailoring fixed price packages to meet your requirements.

You know upfront how much our fees will be – no surprises!

3. How do we work?

The most important thing to us is that we give you information you need to make an informed decision to proceed to purchase a franchise.

  • Documentation – We will review the paperwork (Franchise Agreement, Lease) and provide you with a written report which provides you with all you need to know before you sign along the dotted line.
  • Available – Buying a Franchise can be scary We will make ourselves available to answer any questions you may have or if you just want to discuss any concerns you may have.
  • No Legal Jargon – We pride ourselves on cutting out the big words and providing advice which is easy to understand.

We do other things we can help you with

  • Establishing a trust;
  • Shareholders agreement;
  • Estate planning – wills;
  • Property relation.

If you are looking at buying a franchise we would love to help you.  Please call for more information. For a downloadable/printable copy of this article click here.

Important: This information is provided as a guide only and is not intended to be legal advice.  You are strongly recommended to consult the services of an experienced lawyer.
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