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Franchise Lawyers with Legal Expertise and Experience

PKF Lawyers’ franchise lawyers represent either franchisors or franchisees, applying proven expertise and experience in real estate selection and leasing, franchising, advertising and marketing law, intellectual property protection, acquisitions or sale of franchises or franchised units, litigation, employment law and taxation. We endeavor to understand our client’s business and respond by providing creative solutions and practical legal advice on issues including:

  • Acquisition, financing, planning and municipal issues
  • Preparation of Area Development and Unit Franchise Agreements
  • Franchising disclosure issues and ancillary franchise documentation
  • Negotiation and preparation of leases
  • Negotiation and preparation of licensing and distribution agreements
  • Competition, marketing and advertising advice
  • Tax planning including retail sales tax, goods and services taxes and income taxes
  • Acquisitions and corporate reorganizations