Consumer Markets and Franchising
Supporting efficient delivery to market
Businesses that operate in consumer markets face a unique set of challenges in getting their goods and services to market.  Challenges include:
  • Complying with consumer protection and privacy laws
  • Navigating competition issues
  • Avoiding and resolving disputes
  • Protecting valuable intellectual property
If businesses also operate an eCommerce platform, issues around cyber security and data protection are becoming increasingly important.
Our Consumer Markets and Franchising team provides advice on all areas of consumer law and franchising.  We have wide-ranging industry experience across a multitude of sectors, including retail, hospitality, grocery, travel, fashion, appearance medicine, real estate and consumer finance services.

We represent a number of leading New Zealand franchisors, dealers, wholesalers and retailers, and have assisted a number of international brands to launch in New Zealand.  We are experienced in identifying the right legal structures and growth strategies for our clients, including roll up acquisitions, joint ventures, master franchises, or other forms of licence arrangements with locally based companies.  




Pivoting in procurement – suppliers and purchasers forced to urgently review contracts and procurement processes

Supply chain has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and New Zealand is swiftly moving through the lockdown levels.

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Wynn Williams Christchurch
Level 5, Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand.
PO Box 4341, DX WX11179, Christchurch 8140.
+64 3 379 7622
+64 3 379 2467
Wynn Williams Auckland
Level 25, Vero Centre, 48 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.
PO Box 2401, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
+64 9 300 2600
+64 9 300 2609

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