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Louis Vouloukos

Louis is an associate with Lawrence, Lawrence, Stevenson LLP of Brampton, Ontario. As a corporate/commercial lawyer, he represents local, national and international clients in a broad range of industries including manufacturing, grocery and food retail, restaurant and food service, transportation, distribution and logistics, banking and finance, health care and technologies.

Louis advises both franchisors and franchisees on all aspects of franchising, such as compliance with franchise laws and regulations, including preparing or updating disclosure documents, buying and selling of franchises, franchise disputes, renewal and termination of franchises, franchisee associations, intellectual property and commercial leasing. He has specific experience in drafting or updating disclosure documents, franchise agreements, master franchise agreements, development agreements, renewal, assignment and termination agreements, organizing franchisee associations and coordinating and advising on franchise disputes and litigious franchise matters.

Louis Vouloukos's Recent Articles

  • Are Franchisees Entitled to Site-Specific Disclosure?
    In Ontario, the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 requires franchisors to give prospective franchisees a disclosure document—a significant amount of written, pre-sale information about the franchisor and its system. Certain portion... Read Full Article
  • Buying a Franchise? Use a Franchise Lawyer
    Next to buying your home, purchasing a franchise may be the single biggest investment you will ever make. Despite the significance of such an investment, many prospective franchisees buy a franchise without the aid of a franchise lawyer. Just as... Read Full Article