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 compliance
  • 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 and are proud to be a member of the Canadian Franchise Association.

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

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