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Since the introduction of The Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure) 2000, the obligation of franchisors has been expanded and the right of franchisees clarified. As such, franchise legislation and franchise litigation is no longer framed as a simple breach of contract but contains statutory and regulatory aspects as well.
As a complicated filed of litigation, franchise litigation involves fields as diverse as contract law, intellectual property and financial fraud. With litigators who are knowledgeable in all these fields, Devry Smith Frank LLP is able to provide practical advice and experience for franchisors and franchisees whether to negotiate franchise settlements or to litigate.
We are frequently hired by franchisors or franchisees pursuing litigation options because we are a mid-market alternative with a reputation for being approachable, professional and practical. Our practitioners have provided advice and counsel to all parties in the franchise and distribution system from start-up franchisees to international franchisors and distributors for numerous products and services.
We have three locations to serve you:
Toronto law offices are conveniently located in the Lawrence and Don Mills area at 95 Barber Greene Road, Suite 100;
Whitby offices are located in the heart of downtown Whitby at 209 Dundas Street East, Suite 401;
Barrie offices are located downtown Barrie at 85 Bayfield Street, 3rd Floor.
We have plenty of free parking in all three locations.
If you are a franchisor or franchisee seeking franchise litigation options, please contact one of our franchise lawyers at Devry Smith Frank LLP.
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