Business Franchising


Australia is the most franchised economy in the world. Franchisors and franchisees need high quality legal advice both before, during and at the conclusion of their franchise relationships.


O’Shea Lawyers can advise on:

  • Whether a franchise is the best way to expand your business while protecting your business model
  • Drafting Franchise Agreements and the Disclosure Documents required by the Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Compliance with the Competition and Consumer Act
  • Compliance with other relevant laws
  • Avoiding and handling disputes with franchisees
  • Your rights and obligations when a franchise is terminated


O’Shea Lawyers can advise on:

  • What a Franchise Agreement and the Disclosure documents mean for your business
  • Negotiating better franchise agreement terms
  • Certificates of Independent Legal Advice
  • Your rights and obligations in the event of a franchise dispute