FRANCHISING -COMMERCIAL AGENTS – DISTRIBUTORS –COMPETITION LAW

Our firm has handled a large number of commercial cases both in terms of consulting and litigation.

We indicatively mention the following types of services offered:

Full legal support in the establishment and organization of commercial networks of distributors and franchising networks.

Our firm provides full legal support for the development of various  franchising networks with regard to fixed and mobile telephony products and services, dining and fast food products and services, garments and accessories, convenience stores, hair salon and spa chains, technical services and in many other sectors.

Our legal support includes consulting on the applicable legislation in Greece, the requirements of the Competition Commission, issue of the necessary administrative permits, execution of master agreements, submission thereof with the Ministry of Commerce, legal evaluation and control of the prospective franchisees, execution of the franchisor’s supporting agreements, leasing agreements and other similar fields.

Client representation before the national courts in commercial law disputes (cf. Commercial litigation section).

Client representation before the Competition Commission and the Courts with regard to violations of the law on free and fair competition, e.g. in cases relating to abuse of a dominant position, cases of parallel trade, unfair competition and trademark violations.