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WWL: Franchising shines the spotlight on the most pre-eminent franchise lawyers around the world. They have been recommended for their experience advising franchisors and franchisees alike in complex matters relating to franchise agreements, system structuring, strategic expansion, IP matters and disputes.

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  • More than 7,000 data points analysed
  • 130+ research submissions from leading law firms worldwide
  • 60+ telephone interviews conducted with leading practitioners
  • In person interviews conducted in London, New York and Hong Kong
  • Only 55% of nominees considered in our research were ultimately selected for inclusion

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