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Unhappy franchisees are not always successful when bringing claims

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 17 2014

The recent case of Traderight (NSW) Pty Ltd & Ors v Bank of Queensland Limited 2014 NSWSC 55 demonstrates the variety of disputes that can arise

Preventing franchise disputes

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 10 2014

Within Australia franchises are a popular structure by which to operate a business. However, disputes revolving around franchise agreements are

Frustrated franchisor unable to recover fees

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 7 2014

The decision of M.T. Franchising Pty Ltd v Murlay Views Pty Ltd & Anor 2013 QDC 179 demonstrates the potential enforcement difficulties that can

Failure to launch: difficulties in establishing misleading or deceptive conduct

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 13 2013

The recent decision of St Leger Investments Pty Ltd v True Blue James Pty Ltd & Ors 2013 FCCA 601 identifies the difficulties franchisees can face

When franchisees breach: limiting damage

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • -
  • July 18 2013

The cases of Cafe2U Pty Limited v Bishambu Pty Ltd and Health Club Brands Limited v Colven Botany Limited are examples of franchisees abandoning

Trouble in paradise: pampered paws sent packing

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • April 15 2013

The recent Federal Court decision in Pampered Paws Connection Pty Ltd (on its own behalf and in a Representative Capacity) v Pets Paradise

Defective disclosure & breach: when franchisees will obtain relief

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 14 2013

The recent decision of Dorrian & Anor v Rushlyn Pty Ltd & Anor 1 highlights the need for franchisors to ensure they have provided Code compliant

Current disclosure required: SPAR Licensing Pty Ltd v MIS QLD Pty Ltd (No 2)

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
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  • November 14 2012

The Federal Court in SPAR Licensing Pty Ltd v MIS QLD Pty Ltd (No 2) 2012 FCA 1116 delivered a judgment emphasising the importance of disclosing current financial documents prior to entering into a Franchise Agreement

Site selection: should you believe what you are told?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 28 2012

The success of a retail franchise is usually inextricably linked to the success of the site selected for the premises and the terms that can be negotiated to lease the site

Predicting the future risky business: Trans-IT Freighters Pty Ltd v Billy Bbaxters

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 18 2012

During the course of pre-franchise negotiations, franchisors are frequently asked to provide information on the turnover, expenses and profitability of a proposed franchise