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Residential & Commercial Cleaning Franchises

Savvy legal advice & representation to help Cleaning franchises manage unique challenges

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In residential and commercial cleaning industries, franchise and commercial disputes frequently come up in the following areas:

  • Exclusive territories
  • Customer lists
  • Obligation to service customers in territory
  • Minimum service requirements
  • Health and safety protocols
  • Adherence to system standards
  • Customer service expectations
  • Income projections

Who We Help

We advise franchisors and franchisees, including master franchisees, multi-unit franchisees and area developers, about their rights and obligations. We provide representation as litigation and arbitration counsel in franchise and commercial disputes involving court litigation, private arbitration and mediation.


How We Help

We have extensive litigation experience in common areas where
disputes typically come up, including, but not limited to:

  • Territory disputes
  • Restrictions against competition
  • Resales
  • Changes to the franchise system
  • Designated suppliers
  • Approved products
  • Sharing of rebates and discounts from suppliers
  • Adherence to the operating manual and service standards
  • Rent
  • Terminations
  • De-identification
  • Customer accounts
  • And more

Additional Cleaning Franchise Law Services

As well, we provide representation in franchise negotiations and franchise sales and transfers, including, among others, drafting:

  • Franchise Disclosure Documents
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Master Franchise Agreements
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Cleaning Industry
Segments We Serve

We help cleaning franchisors and franchisees in the following sectors, among others.

  • Cleaning – Residential
  • Cleaning – Commercial/Office

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Quebec Cleaning Franchise Agreement Cancelled

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Franchise Case Highlights for 2019

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on December 11, 2019, under the same title. Author: Ben Hanuka, Law Works Here...

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