DC Strategy Lawyers

PROTECTING YOUR HARD WORK WITH THE RIGHT LEGAL SOLUTIONS

DC Strategy Lawyers

DC Strategy Lawyers provide legal services for individuals and businesses across Australia and specialise in Franchising Law, IP and Trade Mark Law, Business and Commercial Law, Property Law and Conveyancing.

Our lawyers are straight-talking, personable and have the energy for success. We are a commercial law firm that stays focused on your end goal and aim to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

Every business needs to secure their hard-won successes in robust and comprehensive legal frameworks. Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, as well as protection from competing interests are some of the hallmarks of sustainable and profitable enterprises. Our legal team can help with that.

DC Strategy Lawyers Pty Ltd is a member firm of the DC Strategy group.

Our Team

Franchise Law

Franchising is a complex area of law governed by the Franchising Code of Conduct that encompass many interconnecting legal matters including leasing, licensing, compliance with regulations and the Code, giving rise to complexities and pitfalls. As Australasia’s expert end to end franchising business, specialising in franchise development, we are able to provide a wide range of legal services to franchisors and franchisees and support franchise sales and marketing activities. Our excellent reputation within the franchise industry comes from many years of providing expert legal advice to both franchisees and franchisors.

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Franchise Dispute Resolution & Litigation

During your business’ life cycle, there may come a time when you need to resolve a dispute, be it with a creditor, debtor or someone completely unexpected. We understand that litigation is costly, time-consuming and often a last resort for many clients. Our legal team has extensive experience in commercial dispute resolution and litigation. Every effort should be taken to try and solve your dispute before it is taken to the courtroom. Our franchise lawyers will work hard to achieve alternative dispute resolution and can provide mediation, negotiation and litigation where necessary.

Building a successful franchise is not just having the best business concept, tightest operations, or most efficient cost base. It’s largely a matter of having franchisees who are aligned with your goals and objectives. Our suite of marketing and sales services will help you find these ideal individuals.

Building a successful franchise is not just having the best business concept, tightest operations, or most efficient cost base. It’s largely a matter of having franchisees who are aligned with your goals and objectives. Our suite of marketing and sales services will help you find these ideal individuals.

Business & Corporate Structuring

Our experienced lawyers can give you practical advice on what business structure will best suit your current situation, and how it can adapt to manage future development. We will work to ensure the chosen structure maximises the potential and enterprise value of your business.
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Licensing, Supply & Distribution

You want to get your brand out there or are looking for ways to share and develop your product range, DC Strategy Lawyers can assist you in getting there with the correct frameworks and documentation, as well as advice along the way. Developing your business through licensing (or franchising) may grow your business using significantly less capital investment than you would need otherwise. But to do either, you will need a registered trade mark.

Intellectual Property & Trade Marks

Your brand could be your most valuable asset and if protected, your Intellectual Property (IP) can help you stand out from the crowd. It drives revenue and builds value. Your business is unique and needs to be set apart from the rest. Your brand and ideas are what get you there. Our lawyers can help you, not only establish and protect your trade mark, but also your ideas and design concepts, so as to protect you from imitators and ensure the value of your products and brand assets are retained.
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Master Franchise Development

Many Australian entrepreneurs look to import a foreign-based franchise by securing a Master Franchise to develop the brand in Australia. We can assist you in getting started as a Master Franchisee in Australia.

Buying & Selling Businesses

Our commercial insight, gained from our years of experience advising new start-ups and established businesses, means that we give you the level of legal advice that you need. Buying or selling a business is a big decision to make. You will need professional advice and assistance and with our knowledge on the ins and outs of selling, both franchises and stand alone businesses, we can guide you through the risks and potential rewards from signing contracts and right through to settlement.
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Commercial & Corporate Law

Your structure and contracts and how you both negotiate these from the outset can influence and impact you throughout the course of running a business. Regular reviews and updates, including in relation to compliance will also help you stay ahead of the game. We offer expert legal advice for all commercial and operational aspects of your business and deliver a robust corporate framework to sustain future growth. Property is often your single biggest asset, and your company's. To get the most from it, you need a legal team you can rely on.
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Property Law & Conveyancing
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We work with a variety of industries including retail, food, professional, trade and services organisations.

We work with a variety of industries including retail, food, professional, trade and services organisations.

Where are we up to?

X marks the spot

Typically legal services clients are left wondering if their lawyer is “still on the matter” and if things will happen in time.

We always aim to get the matter done in as short a time frame as possible.

We give you progress updates and communicate with you regularly, to keep you in the picture, and so you can be assured that your matter is under control.

I don't know who my lawyer is

We hear it all the time.

You call us, you get us.

We talk to you, one-on-one.

We roll up our sleeves to get the job done and give you confidence, understanding and results through consistent communication.

Who am I dealing with?

We're all in-house under the one roof...

An experienced senior lawyer will always be responsible for your matter and will be available to you.

Providing assistance to you at all stages of your matter, from initial enquiries, assessment of needs to drafting agreements, ongoing reviews and assisting you to resolve disputes. We are with you each step of the way.

Through our collaborative, team approach, feel satisfied with the advice provided and results achieved.

We offer complimentary legal assessments

Our legal experts offer free consultations to help you explore your options.

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