Gordon Drakes

Gordon Drakes

London, United Kingdom

Commercial transactional lawyer, specialising in the international regulation of franchise and distribution systems

I am a commercial, transactional lawyer. I specialize in helping clients grow their brands, IP and business value through the use of third party relationships, such as franchising, distribution, supply chain management, IP licensing, agency, strategic joint ventures and other forms of commercial collaborations.  I head the firn's retail & consumer sector group, and chair the firm's international franchise & distribution group.

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  • Brand management
  • Digital distribution
  • Franchise agreement
  • Joint venture
  • Company & Commercial
  • Franchising
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media & Entertainment