The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Dentons

Living Wage
ONE FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7WS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 1212
Fax:
Fax 020 7246 7777
DX:
242 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Web:
www.dentons.com

Babette Märzheuser-Wood

Tel:
Work 020 7246 7053
Email:
Web:
www.dentons.com
Dentons

Position

Babette specialises in global franchise, distribution, agency and concession agreements and IP-driven joint ventures. She advises on the strategic use of licensing strategies in emerging markets using both traditional and innovative structures for international expansion in the global marketplace. Her work includes Master Franchise Agreements, Area Development Agreements, Hotel Management Agreements, Disclosure Documents, and Franchise Registration.


London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

Dentons' first-rate team includes Martin Fanning, who 'applies a commercial mindset to legal issues'. The group assists clients with the gamut of commercial contracts in areas such as retail, aviation, healthcare and energy, among others.  Scott Singer, and senior associates Tristan Jonckheer and Nicola Harding, who assisted John Lewis Partnership with negotiating a number of major commercial deals in 2017, such as its contractual joint venture with HSBC to provide John Lewis-branded personal loans to customers. On the IT front, Dan Burge and senior associate Henrietta Baker advised EDF Energy on its application maintenance and development arrangements with TCS. Andy Lucas has a strong track record in public sector outsourcing projects, and acts for a number of government departments, including the Home Office and Ministry of Defence. Babette Märzheuser-Wood and Tatiana Kruse are also recommended. The firm expanded its offering in the Scottish market in 2017 by merging with Scottish firm Maclay Murray & Spens; the team now includes Alison Bryce and Ross Nicol, both of whom are based in Glasgow.

[back to top]

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Franchising

Within: Leading individuals

Babette Marzheuser-Wood - Dentons

Within: Franchising

Hospitality, education and healthcare are the key areas of focus for Dentons. Babette Märzheuser-Wood  leads the team and is 'charming' and 'efficient', with 'excellent knowledge' and 'commercial nous'.  Her recent work highlights include assisting Pret a Manger with a franchising transaction with Autogrill SPA, and advising Godiva on restructuring its franchise agreements for Vietnam, Korea, China and Indonesia. Tim Constable specialises in contentious issues and represented Dollar Rent A Car on the termination of agreements  and ensuing litigation with its master franchisee in Morocco.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments by:
Dentons

  • Legal aspects of documenting shipping finance transactions in the United Arab Emirates

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
    - SNR Denton

Legal Developments in London

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to