Non-complicated results-driven Franchising legal solutions.



GLG Legal Brisbane offers expert real-world legal advice to franchisors and franchisees.

Joining a franchise network can be a complicated process, which is why GLG Legal is here to simplify it for you. Franchising is a highly regulated, complex area of law. Our lawyers and consultants have the legal skills and commercial understanding to guide clients through the franchise law process.

Our advice in franchising and business strategies, operating structures, systems, compliance, documentation and franchising disputes provides our clients with the necessary legal basis to become involved in the franchise process with confidence.

Our franchise business lawyers also work with leading franchise consultants and professionals in associated fields, such as accounting and business mentoring. Our franchising practice is supplemented by our intellectual property and information technology law section and our commercial practice, which includes leasing, employment relations and the following:

  • The Code of Conduct
  • Dealing with the ACCC
  • Legal audits, due diligence and risk minimisation
  • Distribution and licensing
  • Product and idea commercialisation
  • International expansion



Our franchise solicitors assist franchisors by:

  • Drafting and finalising all franchise documents, including Franchise Disclosure Documents
  • Ensuring legal and regulatory compliance with Australian laws and the Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Registering and protecting trademarks
  • Navigating the termination or renewal of franchise agreements
  • Providing legal support for franchised business operations, including business structuring
  • Managing mergers and acquisitions


For current or prospective franchisees, we can assist you by:

  • Reviewing the franchise agreement and negotiating its terms 
  • Conducting due diligence
  • Ensuring compliance with Australian laws and the Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Reviewing and explaining franchising agreement (including terminations and renewals)
  • Reviewing and negotiating lease agreements
  • Protecting intellectual property, including trademarks
  • Assisting in dispute resolutions
  • Developing exit strategies


When things don’t go to plan, having a franchise dispute lawyer by your side can make all the difference. Franchising relationships are built on trust and mutual benefit, but disputes can arise, challenging the harmony of the franchise system. At GLG Legal, our franchise dispute lawyers have a deep understanding of the complexities of franchise disputes, and can help you resolve:

  • Breaches of franchise agreements
  • Franchise agreement terminations and non-renewals
  • Intellectual property and trademark disputes
  • Franchising code non-compliance
  • Document misrepresentations


When it comes to franchising your business or navigating the intricate world of franchise agreements, having an experienced franchise lawyer in Brisbane is a necessity. At our law firm, we combine our years of industry experience with a client-focused approach, providing personalised and innovative solutions to every matter. Whether you’re a franchisor looking to expand your brand or a franchisee seeking to invest in a proven business model, we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

We offer proactive legal guidance to help you remain compliant with all relevant laws and regulations, mitigating potential risks along the way. Our experienced franchise lawyers take a meticulous approach to safeguard your interests and keep your franchising venture on solid legal ground. In the event of franchise disputes, our seasoned legal team is well-versed in dispute resolution strategies, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Having a qualified lawyer from GLG Legal to diligently protect your rights and seek favourable resolutions that align with your franchising objectives will increase business success.

For a reliable, personalised service with your franchising law matter, get in touch with our franchising lawyers today.


Anne MarshallAnne Marshall
02:09 04 Jan 24
I have used GLG Legal for several years and multiple properties through sales and development. My main solicitors were Christopher Saines who was professional, supportive, trustworthy, truthful and the hardest working solicitor I have met. When I was in great need he was always prepared to go past ordinary hours. I have nothing but praise for my experiences with him. I was also happy with Mylee On, also willing to assist with timing and the client's needs, she clarified and did not waste time. She simplified rather than expounding legalese as some can. I was exceptionally grateful for the help I received and would (and have) recommended them to friends and associates. Their fees were very fair and I felt great value. There is a broad range of staff so I have used names for my most valued solicitors.
Reza DavariReza Davari
09:39 06 Dec 23
Mylee was always available for all our queries and concerns. She made the property purchase a very smooth process.
Valentin MorozovValentin Morozov
08:35 06 Dec 23
GLG Legal were excellent with providing legal and conveyancing service for the purchase of me and wife's first home. They were efficient, friendly and reliable. Would definitely recommend.
Victoria WinnersVictoria Winners
23:28 21 Nov 23
Mylee was amazing to us the entire house buying/settlement process. We highly recommend her for ease of mind. It's our first time buying a house and it was all so nerve racking but with the help of Mylee, she made sure all things stayed afloat and everything fell into place as planned. Thank you Mylee! You're an absolute star!
Glen BrouwerGlen Brouwer
21:06 23 Aug 23
Mylee at GLG came highly recommended and our experience was exactly that 5 star! The process of selling our property with Mylee was smooth from start to finish. Thank you for handling our transaction. We would definitely use GLG again.
Morgan TattersonMorgan Tatterson
14:18 22 Aug 23
Very prompt, detail and showed unparalleled care towards us as clients
Mathew TaylorMathew Taylor
03:37 12 Jul 23
I've worked with two of the team at GLG Legal, and both were excellent.Prue Lowder handled the conveyancing of a recent property purchase. Her advise and knowledge was invaluable in ensuring a smooth and painless transaction. Getting her advice before signing the contract was the best descision I made and I highly reccomend anyone do that.Cathy Vo is also a wonderful solicitor to deal with, handling my wife and i's wills, enduring power of attorney's etc with great care and consideration. Getting her advice on some of the more complicated family situations has really put our mind at ease, knowing that things will be sorted out the way we want.I have no hesitation in reccomending both of these professionals.


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