Who We Are
At its core, Baybridge is a corporate and commercial firm with a strong focus on franchising, support for real estate agencies and dispute resolution and litigation. We provide interconnected legal, strategic and advisory services to a range of commercial and private clients both nationally and abroad. With unrivalled local knowledge as well as a proven track record, we support our clients across all borders. Our experts are united by a desire to redefine how professional services are offered. A progressive culture underpinned by exceptional work, collaboration and building client value means that our services are highly sought after.
Baybridge was established to provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional professional services firms. With offices located in Sydney’s CBD, we have all the hallmarks of a large firm, yet pride ourselves on providing clients with the attention they would expect from a small firm. Our team of professionals combine their expertise and networks to deliver efficient and measurable solutions.
Our Team Leaders
Marwan has consistently been recognised as International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers. He has over 20 years experience assisting franchisors manage their legal affairs along with assisting in the development of their networks.
Bianca is a Partner at Baybridge where she specialises in franchising and licensing. Bianca advises on all aspects of franchising compliance with the Code, day-to-day management of franchise systems and relationships with suppliers and franchisees.
Racha Abboud is a specialist franchising lawyer with substantial experience supporting clients across Australia and overseas. Combining strong commercial acumen with a genuine passion for franchising, Racha works collaboratively with clients in a wide range of industries including food and retail, fitness, pharmacy, automotive and real estate. Racha takes the time to learn the unique characteristics of her clients’ businesses so she can deliver tailored, practical and commercial solutions. She believes in being proactive, identifying potential problems and ways in which they can be addressed before issues arise. Racha was a Finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards: Commercial Partner in 2020.
Rita Khodeir is an experienced commercial litigator and Registered Trade Marks Attorney. Rita Khodeir works with clients to protect their brand’s intangible assets and to develop and implement IP strategies for growth. Rita has extensive litigation experience and adopts a commercial approach to enable her clients to resolve their disputes in a quick and cost-effective manner. In 2021 she was named as a Notable Practitioner by leading international IP publication, Managing IP.
Why our clients choose us?
Down to earth, straight to the point advisors with nothing more than a desire to assist in building successful businesses. Our clients enjoy the benefit of working directly with the senior team, fixed fees and ability to recognise the priorities for success.
- Getting franchise enquiries, but not sure what to do?
- Are you experiencing rapid growth and market attention?
- Is managing staff becoming a constant headache and time consuming?
- Is your cash flow limited for funding future growth?
- Have you proven your business concept?
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