Expertise - Hospitality & Franchising

Hospitality & Franchising

The breadth and impact of regulatory change in the hospitality industry places a heavy importance on having in place a reliable and connected legal advisor with specialised experience in this area.


Pevy Lawyers provides comprehensive and business focused advice for your acquisition, sale or ongoing operation of your pub, hotel or food and beverage franchise. We are well placed to ensure you receive speedy, accurate and value adding solutions that balances commercial, legal and financial interests.

Our dedicated hospitality and franchising legal services include:-


  • Sale and acquisition of both freehold and leasehold tenure interests, including one of the most comprehensive legal due diligence reviews in the sector;

  • Negotiation and structuring of long term leases and gaming permits;

  • New venue development including all aspects of regulatory compliance;

  • Full advisory in relation to associated liquor licence, gaming matters and community impact statements;

  • Franchise Code of Conduct advice and development of franchise systems / distribution arrangements;

  • Risk assessment and intellectual property matters;

  • Sale and acquisition of franchise businesses, in particular in the food and beverage market; and

  • Advising with respect to general structuring matters together with our industry partners to ensure maximum profitability and asset protection.


Contact – Trent Pevy and Amelia Hiscoke