Franchising Legal Advice

Specialist legal advice on franchising and franchise contracts

Franchise law is specialised and differs from other areas of law, thus you need find yourself an attorney that specialises in this specific type of law. Franchise attorneys represent the franchisor, as well as the franchisee. Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. specialist franchise attorneys  provide both franchisors and franchisees assistance and legal advice.

A franchise contract is a legal, binding document or agreement between a franchisor and franchisee. Franchise contracts are drafted by attorneys who represent the interests of the franchisor, but the franchisee should never sign into an agreement without having the it thoroughly checked by their own franchise attorney.

For the best legal advice regarding franchising, it is recommended that one should use a qualified and experienced franchise attorney, who is registered with relevant associations and industry groups.

Esmari Jonker

Esmari is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa with more than 16 years experience with franchise agreements (franchise contracts), litigation and intellectual property. She acts on behalf of local as well as international clients in the franchise industry. Esmari advises both franchisees and franchisors with regard to legal matters. Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. is an accredited legal service provider and member of FASA. 

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