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Franchise Disputes

Peter Sanfilippo, the principal of The Franchise Lawyer, has a background in commercial litigation and extensive experience in dealing with franchise disputes at all levels.  He has participated in mediations, acted on behalf of franchise parties in court proceedings and regularly enters into direct negotiations with franchisors and franchisees to settle disputes.  He has frequently delivered successful outcomes for the parties to a franchise dispute with a minimum of cost and risk. 

The kinds of franchise disputes in which The Franchise Lawyer has acted include matters involving:

  • Misrepresentations by franchisors as to earnings
  • Breaches by franchisees of a franchise agreement
  • Failure by a franchisor to comply with disclosure requirements under the Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Terminations of franchises
  • Unauthorised use of a franchisor's intellectual property
  • Misrepresentation of a franchise system as some other kind of legal arrangement.



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