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We are a preeminent franchising legal practice with lawyers who are recognized as being superior in industry and regulatory knowledge. With unrivaled experience handling major franchise transactions and market-leading disputes experience, our franchising lawyers have an extensive client base of more than 200 franchise systems.

Our franchising lawyers advise domestic and multi-national corporates on the full spectrum of franchising legal matters including regulatory, strategy and government policy, contractual issues, M&A transactions, trademarks and brands, including portfolio management and enforcement, competition and consumer law, dispute resolution and litigation and other general commercial issues.

With comprehensive industry knowledge, our lawyers act for brands who seek an international perspective that our global footprint can provide, blending strategy and sector knowledge with legal input. Our clients’ industries span the entire retail and consumer product sector, from food and agribusiness to health and beauty, and from electronics and telecommunications to automotive and transport.

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At ANZ, we’re dedicated to shaping a world where people and communities thrive. We bring this purpose to life through our strategy, helping customers start, buy, and sustainably grow their business. With the largest network of franchisors in Australia, we offer invaluable insights and opportunities to entrepreneurs.

Understanding the unique needs of businesses, we provide dedicated local banker support along with a streamlined assessment process. Whether you’re a new or existing customer, our expertise in the franchising sector allows us to tailor solutions to support your business throughout its lifecycle.

We take a comprehensive approach to evaluate cash flow, assess borrowing capacity, and unlock value to help you achieve your goals sooner. We collaborate closely with customers to ensure that their success becomes our shared achievement.

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ANZ Worldline Payment Solutions is a joint venture between ANZ Banking Group and Worldline, one of Europe’s leading digital payment providers. With a global network spanning 40+ countries, Worldline serves more than a million customers worldwide. Through ANZ Worldline, businesses in Australia get access to the latest payment solutions for taking payments in-store, online and on-the-go, tried and tested internationally and localised for the Australian market.

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At, we’re not just another payments platform—we’re revolutionizing the way businesses handle transactions and earn rewards. Since our launch in 2019, we’ve experienced a meteoric rise, earning 2nd place in the 2023 Deloitte Tech Fast 50 awards for Australia’s fastest-growing FinTechs.

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With a rapidly expanding customer base across Australia, is setting the pace in the FinTech landscape, making it easier for business owners to be rewarded for paying their bills.

ANZ Worldline Payment Solutions means Worldline Australia Pty Ltd ACN 645 073 034 (“Worldline”), a provider of merchant solutions. Worldline is not an authorised deposit taking institution (ADI) and entry into any agreement with Worldline is neither a deposit nor liability of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited ACN 005 357 522 (“ANZ”) or any of its related bodies corporate (together “ANZ Group”). Neither ANZ nor any other member of the ANZ Group stands behind or guarantees Worldline.