Luke is part of Salerno Law’s franchise and commercial law team. His days involve providing advice on a wide variety of commercial issues that arise in operating small to medium businesses, where he assists clients who are growing their business or wanting to protect what they’ve established. Luke has specialised in franchising law for over 10 years and has acted for a diverse range of franchisors and franchisees of a variety of franchise systems.
Luke’s experience includes establishing and structuring businesses such as through shareholders agreements, registration of trade marks, the protection/licensing of intellectual property, acting on business sale and purchase transactions, and reviewing and negotiating retail and commercial leases for tenants. He is also experienced in acting for landlords in a variety of leasing matters and managing rent-roll sale and purchase transactions.
Luke is an active member of the Queensland Law Society Franchising Law Committee where he keeps on the forefront of the latest developments in laws affecting franchising and contributes towards submissions to government on topical issues facing the franchising industry.