Franchising & Licensing

Few commercial relationships require the rigorous documentation demanded by a franchise or license agreement. To ensure every franchisee has identical essential systems and rules, the guiding documentation must beresolute. On the other hand, if you are buying a franchise, you want to get what you have been promised. Come and talk to us if you are considering entering a business either as a franchisor or a franchisee.

At P&B Law we ensure you ask the right questions and provide you with the correct advice to get your business off to the best start. Please contact us to get professional advice if you have any questions regarding franchising and licensing.


As a franchisor, you are granting someone a right to carry on a business using a system that you own or are entitled to license. The franchising industry is regulated by the Trade Practices Act and the Franchising Code of Conduct. A properly drafted Franchise Agreement will be prepared after detailed discussions with you are undertaken to understand your business model, intellectual property and commercial agreements necessary for the operation of your franchise. Contact us now.

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As a franchisee, you are buying from someone a right to carry on a business using a system that they own or are entitled to license. Franchises carry many of the business risks that exist to any business person. You must consult a properly qualified legal professional before signing a franchise agreement. Contact us now.

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Please be aware that due to the spread of Covid – 19 and on the recommendation of Government the decision has been made that from 5pm Wednesday 8 July 2020 to close the office once again to help slow the spread of the virus.

During this time our team will continue to operate remotely and can be contacted by email, on their mobile phones or through our website. All ongoing files will continued to be worked on and new work is always welcome.

We ask for people’s understanding in these uncertain times and hope everyone stays healthy.