Solicitors servicing the North Shore & the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney.

Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors invests in long term relationships with our clients and offers practical, commercial and cost effective solutions that you will understand.

We offer fixed fee services, so you know what you are up for before we start, putting you back in control.

We have a progressive and innovative attitude and offer a comprehensive range of legal services including:

We are committed to providing you with the best service possible and pride ourselves on our success and compassion.

You can be confident that you will be treated with respect and understanding and that we will strive to bring you the best possible results.

Newhouse & Arnold Lawyers North Shore | Eastern Suburbs

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I was faced with a difficult position in dealing with a Franchisor who was threatening “nuclear war” in relation to a dispute. I originally contacted a local solicitor who was clearly not competent in this area of the law. I subsequently contacted David Newhouse who is an accredited specialist in Business Law and is also a specialist in franchise law. His knowledge and skills in assisting in the resolution of the case through mediation were exemplary. He gave me top notch advice. Thank you
It gives me pleasure to provide this testimonial for David Newhouse of Newhouse and Arnold Solicitors. David L.

David Newhouse and the team at Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors assisted me in selling my franchise business, Snap Printing. David’s experience in franchising law and business law, along with his attention to detail and commercial mind, made selling my franchise business a hassle-free experience. I would not hesitate in recommending David and Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors to other franchisees who are contemplating selling their franchise business.
Jon Piro, Snap Printing Franchise

We had a franchise dispute that Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors assisted in. David Newhouse is well-versed in franchise law and I would recommend him to anyone who is looking for a franchise lawyer. He helped us enormously with our franchise business.
Jai Singh, Oporto

Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors’ franchise lawyers made the entire process of purchasing a Jetts Fitness franchise an easy and enjoyable experience. In particular, Nick Birbas offered timely and sound legal advice and he was available to answer my questions and guide me through the process. I would not hesitate in recommending Nick and his team to anyone who is considering purchasing a franchise business.
Paul Chidzero, Jetts Fitness

Dianne Hoare, ex Franck Provost Franchise
Dianne Hoare, ex Franck Provost Franchise

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ACCC becomes a real franchise regulator
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ACCC to receive strengthened powers to enforce the Franchising Code
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Franchisees commence Class Action against Pizza Hut
Over 80 Pizza Hut franchisees have commenced a class action against Yum! Restaurants Australia (the Franchisor) who are the parent company of Pizza Hut....

Law Society of NSW: How safe is your franchise territory? The courts have decided.
The courts have recently discussed the importance of a franchisor protecting their franchisee’s territorial rights in an exclusive territory...

When you sign up for a territory with exclusivity can you be sure your franchisor will protect these rights?
Nick Birbas comments on a franchise law decision from a case he recently ran, relating to franchisee territorial rights in an exclusive territory...


McMahons Point (Head Office)
23A King George Street,
McMahons Point NSW 2060
Phone: 02 9922 1100
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Bondi Junction (Branch)
Suite 14, Level 2, 51-53 Spring Street
Bondi Junction NSW 2022
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