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.

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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