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Tenant Bargaining Power

Posted by Elizabeth Gore-Jones on 10 March 2020
Tenant Bargaining Power
Do tenants/lessees have more bargaining power in the face of the Coronavirus and challenging retail conditions? The impending doom that is the Coronavirus would have us all believe that the malls, shops and streets are soon to be devoid of humans. The downturn in the retail economy is well documented and much discussed. The talk of an unavoidable recession is filling the airwaves. Is this all doom and gloom or an opportunity to be grasped? If a tenant/lessee has a suitable concept, ...
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6 Lawyer Secrets for Negotiating your Lease

Posted by Elizabeth Gore-Jones on 9 March 2020

Today we launched our series of ebooks "6 Lawyer Secrets for..."

First cab off the rank is 6 Lawyer Secrets for Negotiating your Lease.

You can find our series of ebooks under the tab "ebooks" or by simply clicking here


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Franchise Mediations - helpful or a waste of time?

Posted by Elizabeth Gore-Jones on 20 February 2020
I am a staunch supporter of mediations in franchise disputes. In a world where litigation can be outside the financial reach of many parties (franchisors and franchisees) mediation gives the parties an opportunity to reach a resolution which helps to avoid: 1. the expense of litigation; 2. the time and effort of litigation; 3. the stress of litigation; 4. bad publicity; and 5. tying up resources that could be best expended on looking forward rather than backward. Many franchis...
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Bob Jane Corp Failure to Comply with Code

May 01 2020
The Franchising Code of Conduct requires that a franchisor advise a franchisee in writing at least 6 months before the end of the franchise term whether or not the franchisor intends to renew or extend the franchise agreement. A failure to com...

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