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.
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Legal 500 2017
Who's Who Legal Franchise 2017
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