Andrew Barr

Andrew Barr

Trade Marks Attorney

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Practice Areas

  • Business Sale and Purchase
  • Franchising
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks

Andrew is extremely professional, measured and talented. He’s mindful of ensuring the work is completed in a cost effective and timely way, and, basically, I couldn’t recommend him highly enough.

Alistair Way, Kong & Way

Andrew is a Trade Marks Attorney at LegalVision. He is experienced in assisting clients in protecting, licencing and commercialising their intellectual property, both within Australia and internationally. Specialising in franchise law, Andrew has experience working in a boutique franchise consulting agency. Andrew has a particular focus on helping clients develop or refine their financial model, systems, processes and operations, ensuring compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct.

Andrew enjoys working with clients across many different industries, with a particularly strong focus on hospitality and fitness franchises. Further, Andrew has 10 years of experience in commercial law matters. His unique combination of intellectual property, franchising, and commercial expertise means he is ideally placed to advise emerging businesses seeking assistance and established franchise brands with their ongoing legal needs.

He has experience with a range of contract drafting and review projects and seeks to ensure projects are completed efficiently and effectively. He is able to quickly understand a client’s business needs and provide commercial and pragmatic advice.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws, University of Glasgow, Master of Intellectual Property, University of Melbourne.

Professional memberships: Registered Trade Marks Attorney (Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board).

Expertise

Franchising

Advising franchisors on structuring, and expansion of their franchise network.

Assisting franchisors to develop and maintain their franchise operations and ensure compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct.

Intellectual Property

Providing guidance to clients on the protection and commercialisation of their intellectual property.

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Our Awards

  • 2020 Excellence in Technology & Innovation Finalist – Australasian Law Awards
  • 2020 Employer of Choice Winner – Australasian Lawyer
  • 2021 Fastest Growing Law Firm - Financial Times APAC 500
  • 2020 AFR Fast 100 List - Australian Financial Review
  • 2021 Law Firm of the Year - Australasian Law Awards
  • 2019 Most Innovative Firm - Australasian Lawyer