Franchise Law

Our experienced team at Mann Lawyers is able to help you realize your franchise opportunities as either franchisor or as a franchisee.  We empower you to reach your goals by providing sound professional advice in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

We offer the following services:

• Preparation, review and negotiation of all documents related to your franchise, including:

  • franchise agreements;
  • disclosure materials;
  • commercial leasing documents, including subleases; and,
  • license and supply contracts; and employment contracts.

• Assisting you with reviewing financing documents and financial risk management
• Helping you formalize your business structure, including incorporating your business and negotiating
  and preparing shareholder agreements; 
• Advising on intellectual property issues, operational and corporate governance issues and regulatory
• Providing practical advice to help you resolve franchise and leasing disputes
• Legal enforcement of franchise agreements and collections

In addition to franchise law and business law, we offer expertise in other areas applicable to successfully operating a franchised business.  Ask our Franchise Group about our experience in:

• Drafting general employment agreements, policies and procedures
• Bankruptcy and insolvency
• Contract disputes/breach of contracts

We support local franchises as lead sponsor of The Franchise Expo - Ottawa.

For more information about our franchise law services and for any guidance on your specific situation or circumstance, please contact us today at (613) 722-1500 or by email at