Having acted for Franchisors and Franchisees alike, Michelle is well versed to advise on all aspects of Franchise arrangements.

Whether you are looking to expand an existing business or wanting to set up a new business using Franchisees to help achieve quick growth with managed risk then Michelle can offer the support and advice needed to achieve your goals.

In addition to having a wealth of experience in drafting Franchise documents both subject to and outside of the BFA’s Code of Ethics, she is able to assist with matters such as intellectual property and brand protection, territorial rights and internet selling, the scope and content of Operating Manuals and practical ways to manage and work with Franchisees.

If you are looking to buy into a Franchise then Michelle can provide simple, high level advice on proposed documents focussing on areas of risk and return and also advising on the practical requirements of the contract.

In addition Michelle has experience in working with both Franchisors and Franchisees in relation to terminating Franchise arrangements including drafting termination documentation and advice on what happens after termination.