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Stewart Germann Law Office, Franchise Lawyers and Notary Public, Auckland, New Zealand Stewart Germann is a Franchise Lawyer and Notary Public in Auckland, New Zealand


Stewart Germann
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Stewart Germann, Franchise Lawyer and Notary Public in Auckland, New Zealand

Stewart Germann, B.Com, LLB, FCIS, CFInstD, CFE, Notary Public

Stewart Germann is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and he attended the University of Auckland. He has the qualifications of B.Com, LLB, FCIS, CFInstD, CFE and Notary Public and he specialises in franchising, licensing, sale and purchase of businesses and commercial law.

Stewart has over 40 years' experience in franchising law and has acted for many franchisors in New Zealand and overseas. He also acts for franchisees advising them about a particular franchise and commenting on the form of franchise documents.

From 1997 to 1999 Stewart was the Chairman of the Franchise Association of New Zealand. He has spoken at franchising conferences in New Zealand, Australia and USA and is very interested in international franchising. He has also written numerous articles on franchising for New Zealand and international publications. He is Adjunct Professor of Law at Auckland University Law School teaching Franchise Law and is the only lawyer in NZ to hold the CFE (Certified Franchise Executive) qualification following an accreditation ceremony in Florida 2020.

Stewart is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) based at Washington DC and of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Stewart is a qualified mediator and is a member of AMINZ. He is also on the Panel of Mediators of the Franchise Association of New Zealand.

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  Phone Stewart Germann Law Office and Notary Public 09 308-9925

Who's Who Legal - Legal Marketplace Analysis
September 2014

The International Who's Who of Franchise Lawyers has referred to Stewart Germann as one of the ''Most Highly Regarded Individuals''
and notes the following:

''In this edition of Who's Who Legal: Franchise we recognise 388 practitioners from 241 firms as leading individuals in the world for franchise law. Several firms in particular stand out in our research due to the high number of listings they achieve, and we also single out the most highly regarded lawyers worldwide based on peer and corporate counsel reviews.'' ...

''In Auckland, Stewart Germann of specialist franchise outfit Stewart Germann Law Office is one of the ''premier'' lawyers in the region. He is former chair of the Franchising Association of New Zealand and clients praise his ''flair for seamlessly finding solutions to complex legal problems''.''

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P O Box 1542, Auckland 1140
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