Franchising & Retail
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Hitch Advisory advise Australia’s leading Retailers and Franchisors on day-to-day legal matters, leasing, dispute resolution and employment and are experts in Franchising Code compliance.
Retail and Franchising
Your Retail and Franchising Experts
Hitch Advisory are proud to support Australia’s leading retailers and franchised networks with their legal needs. With longstanding relationships with national retailers and franchisors such as Anytime Fitness, Foodco, Guzman Y Gomez, Aje, Zeus Street Greek, Pinot & Picasso, Laser Clinics Australia, Cue Clothing and Yellow Brick Road (to name a few) – Hitch offers an “outsourced inhouse” solution to ensure we seamlessly support the business.
Our Retail and Franchising team are experts in Franchising Code of Conduct compliance and have specialist knowledge in fitness, health, beauty and food franchising.
We know the ins and outs of running a successful retail business, from development, growth and onwards towards an exit.
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Joel Marshall leads the Hitch Advisory Franchising practice and is an expert in General Commercial Law. Having commenced his practice in New Zealand, Joel is well versed in assisting businesses with international expansion, structuring and strategic business advice. In his down time Joel likes surfing, fishing and exploring the great outdoors.
Jack acts for a range of corporate and retail clients, working with them to understand and manage their ongoing legal needs.
With extensive experience advising on business transactions and general commercial law, Jack’s advice reflects a strong understanding of the commercial needs of his clients.
Jack is experienced acting for clients within the pharmacy industry, advising on the setup of new pharmacies, the purchase and sale of existing pharmacies, as well as general compliance and structuring matters.
Out of the office you will often find Jack scuba diving, camping, and spending time with his family.
Mariah is a lawyer in the corporate and commercial team dedicated to assisting clients with all of their commercial needs with a particularly keen interest in mergers and acquisitions.
Mariah brings enthusiasm and a growing expertise to an array of different clients requiring specialised needs, including a variety of healthcare clients.
Out of the office, you will usually find Mariah exploring new restaurants and bars with family and friends.
Marnie is a lawyer in the General Commercial team and assists in commercial disputes, terms of trade, corporate structuring, commercial leasing and general contractual matters. Marnie has a particular interest in franchising and works with franchisors across various industries to assist with their ongoing legal needs.
Marnie takes a pragmatic approach to commercial matters and strives to achieve the best possible outcome for clients.
In her spare time Marnie likes to knit and walk her greyhound Peach.
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