Franchising, licensing & retail

Franchising is a niche area of law. You need an advisory team that understands the ins and outs of what works – and what doesn’t.

Whether you want to take your business from boutique to scale, buy your first franchise, or need to plan your exit strategy, the Redchip Franchising, Licensing and Retail team is shoulder-to-shoulder with you throughout the journey.

Our team lives and breathes franchising. From establishing or buying a franchise, dealing with the growing pains that come as you expand your business quickly, or planning your exit strategy, there is nothing ‘franchise-related’ we haven’t done before.

We’ve experienced the entire journey with our clients from start-up, to first purchase, to exit.

If you have a great business you want to grow quickly, without investing your own capital, the Redchip Franchising team will guide you along that journey and prepare your franchise documents in order to help drive your success quickly and effectively.

Alternatively, if you are just beginning to investigate the purchase of your first franchise, there is nothing we love more than sharing the journey with you. We guide you along the path to purchase, giving you clear and focussed advice, identifying areas of risk and explaining the documentation every step of the way.

At the other end of the spectrum, if you are a franchisee wanting to exit the system – whether it be due to a sale or dispute – we outline your options and create a path for you to exit.

We tap the resources of our Business Succession, IP & Trade Marks, Licensing, and Conflict Resolution and Litigation teams, to deliver a true end-to-end franchising service.

Meet The Experts

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Peter McLaughlin

Director

As a leader in Redchip’s Commercial and Corporate practice, whilst also heading up the Franchising, Licensing and Retail team, Peter enjoys...

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Zachary Pagliano

Associate

Running counter to the stereotypical commercial lawyer, Zachary Pagliano ranks the collective successes of his clients above individual cases.

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Gavin Barnes

Director

Redchip was established by Gavin Barnes in the mid-1990s based on an instinct that business owners and entrepreneurs would respond positively to...

Ian

Ian Tindale

Director

A true industry veteran, Ian Tindale has experience spanning 25 years as a lawyer in many different sectors – from litigation, to property,...

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Thomas Bevitt

Lawyer

The daily challenges and strategic opportunities served up by his commercial law clients are the drivers behind Thomas Bevitt’s career.

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Rhennen Ford

Lawyer

It has been his practical approach, efficiency and cool composure that have helped Rhennen forge a successful career as a property and commercial...

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