With experience in corporate and commercial legal practice and a particular focus in franchising, Racha prides herself on being able to understand her clients’ businesses and their current and future needs.

In recognition of her experiences in franchising, Racha was previously the Chairperson of Women in Franchising – a national association focusing on key issues relating to women in franchising, providing opportunities and initiatives for contribution, networking and personal development.

Racha has demonstrated strong leadership skills and a proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. Her ability to think ‘outside of the box’ when identifying potential problems results in innovative solutions for her clients.

“I believe in building long-lasting professional relationships with my clients, enabling me to provide practical, timely and relevant solutions.”

Significant Matters

Through her experiences in corporate and commercial legal practice, Racha has developed strong skills in the following areas:

Franchising Law, with a particular emphasis on advising franchisors of their obligations under the Franchising Code of Conduct.

Reviewing, advising on and developing franchise documentation and associated documents.

Compliance, regulatory issues and dispute resolution.

Retail and commercial leasing and licensing.

Contract negotiation and drafting – including Distribution Agreements, License Agreements, Trading Terms & Conditions and Confidentiality Deeds.

Purchases and sales of businesses.

Bachelor of Laws, Western Sydney University

Bachelor of Business (Management and Marketing), Western Sydney University

Member, Law Society of NSW

NSW Chapter Committee Member, Franchise Council of Australia

Member, Women in Franchising Committee

Former Chairperson of Women in Franchising, Franchise Council of Australia

  • Franchising and licensing
  • Distribution/Agency and Supply
  • Buying/Selling businesses
  • Commercial contracts
  • Consumer and Competition Law and ACCC issues
  • Corporate structures and restructures
  • Corporate governance and compliance

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