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Hungry Jacks settle out of court over failed franchise

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
The franchisee, Ms Collins, argued that Hungry Jacks had failed to give her the training and support that had been promised when she took over the franchise. Unconscionable and unfair...

The importance of establishing a water-tight exclusive franchise territory in your franchisee agreement.

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
In a recent decision in the NSW Supreme Court (Video Ezy International Pty Ltd v Sedema Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 143) , the Supreme Court reviewed the importance of exclusivity...

Picking a Franchise Winner Concept – Novelty or Long Term Trend

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
David Newhouse, accredited business law specialist and franchise Lawyer of Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors, was recently quoted in the latest Franchise Magazine. The article focuses on new franchisees doing research...

Ready to Buy a Franchise? Be Sure You Can Get What You Want

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
Franchising Magazine recently interviewed David Newhouse, business law accredited specialist and franchising solicitor, discussing possible traps and pitfalls when purchasing a franchise business. For more information click on the link...

Newhouse & Arnold Solicitors Make the Mark in Business & Franchising Law

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
We are pleased to announce that both David Newhouse and Nick Birbas were recently recognised by the Law Society of New South Wales as accredited specialist in Business Law (they...

Buying a Franchise & Due Diligence

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
Franchise Lawyer David Newhouse was interviewed by Choice Magazine this month and put together a simple checklist to consider before buying a franchise business. Click on the below link for...

Leak highlights losses for troubled Pie Face

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
David Newhouse, our franchise lawyer, was quoted in today’s Australian Financial Review, in the article “Leak Highlights Losses for Troubled Pie Face” (page 6, AFR, 3 June 2013). The article...

Billy Baxter Franchisee Provided Wrong Comparable Figures by Franchisor

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
Billy Baxter Franchisee Provided Wrong Comparable Figures by Franchisor The Franchisor, Billy Baxter, provided estimated sales figures and rent for a new greenfield café (Jetty Road, South Australia) by using...

NSW Land & Environment Court does not link termites, fire potential or leaf litter as a reason to remove neighbours trees under the Trees (Disputes Between Neighbours) Act 2006

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
NSW Land & Environment Court does not link termites, fire potential or leaf litter as a reason to remove neighbours trees under the Trees (Disputes Between Neighbours) Act 2006 In...

Big bust up at Sydney’s SumoSalad

By: David
Aug 10, 2017
“In my experience, it is rare to see a franchisee thrown out of a store,” Mr Newhouse said, adding that he had represented a number of different franchisees in the...