• We have expertise in most aspects of franchising having worked with clients who range from first-time franchisors to multi-unit systems.
  • We provide a full range of services to clients related to franchise development, registration, licensing, operations, expansion, mergers and acquisitions, terminations and contractual disputes. As part of a multi-discipline law firm, we represent clients in related areas that include corporate law, employment and property.
  • Represent clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation involving franchise, distribution and licensing disputes.
  • Prepare domestic and international agency, sales representative and licensing agreements.
  • Provide counseling regarding a franchisor’s or manufacturer’s reserved distribution rights and various types of geographic and market-based encroachment issues.
  • Assist with acquisition or sale of franchising companies, and their integration into existing franchise or distribution operations.
  • Develop operational standards and manuals, and enforcement of operational standards, procedures and customer relations practices.
  • Navigate clients through inspection and audit rights and reporting responsibilities.
  • Recommend pricing strategies, review pricing practices, sales and promotion programs, and advertising practices.
  • Assist with trademark and copyright issues.
  • Handle reorganization of distributors or franchises.
  • Represent distributor or franchisee associations.
  • Resolve default and termination issues.

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contact information


Vdara Sandhurst 41 Rivonia Road,
Sandhurst, 2196,
PO Box 783596,
Sandton, Gauteng,

Tel: +27 11 028 8028

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