Effective expansion & wherever you want to be & sharing your passion & a commercial approach & opening opportunities & entrepreneurial advice & that's Franchising, Licensing & Multi-Channel Opportunities with Bird & Bird
Our Global Franchising, Distribution and Multi-Channel Strategies Group comprises some of the world's leading experts in the field. We share your passion, entrepreneurial spirit and commercial approach to help deliver innovative expansion strategies and dispute resolution solutions.
As a truly international law firm we can provide you with legal advice wherever you need us. We will work alongside you to determine the most effective expansion strategies both within your domestic markets and internationally, advising on franchising, licensing, distribution, agency, eCommerce, multi-channel & hybrid structures.
Whilst we act for some of the world's best known brands, we are also committed to helping small and medium sized businesses achieve their growth objectives. As leading franchise and commercial agreements experts, we share our experience to help you avoid and minimise the risk of disputes. Where disputes do arise, our dedicated litigation specialists advise on all stages of the dispute resolution process including domestic and international arbitration and litigation.
Our global experience spans many sectors with particular expertise in:
We can also provide you with complementary legal services including:
If you'd like to know more about how we can help your business, please get in touch with either Mark Abell or Graeme Payne.
Roelien van Neck and Tessa van den Ende look at what a possible amendment to the Dutch Trading Hours Act would mean for retail and consumer businesses.
Melissa Murray and Ayah Abdin summarise the implications of a licensee using the registered trade marks of a Licensor in local trade names in the Middle East.
Martin Spicka and Martina Kopcova summarise what the Czech Republic's Act on Opening Hours means for retail and consumer businesses.
Last night Bird & Bird was awarded 'Patent Firm of the Year' and 'Sports Firm of the Year' at the 5th annual Who's Who Legal Awards in London
Partner Melissa Murray was recently selected to appear in Global Franchise magazine's 'Franchising's Wonder Women' – a list of 20 powerful women making their mark on the franchising industry.
International law firm Bird & Bird has advised Casual Dining Group (CDG), the largest independent operator of mid-market restaurants in the UK, on the first international franchise venture for its Italian restaurant ...
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Chambers Global 2018
Chambers UK 2018
Legal 500 2017
Who's Who Legal Franchise 2017
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