Delegate Profile


Job TitlePartner Europe - Global Head of Franchise Group

Company NameDentons


Babette is a partner in the Dentons's Franchise Group. She specialises in global franchise, distribution, agency and concession agreements and IP-driven joint ventures. She also advises clients 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. Babette has transactional experience in over 100 countries. Recent deals include work in all major emerging markets (Russia, India, China, Brazil and South Africa) as well as in the Middle East and Africa. Qualified to practice in Germany and the UK she is recognised as one of Europe's leading experts in hotel and leisure franchising having particular expertise in the hotel, leisure, retail, education and healthcare sectors. She has received many prestigious awards, including recognition as Babette as "The Best Lawyer of the Year" in the M&A Today Global Awards 2018 or Lawyer of the Year" in Franchising Law for London by Best Lawyers in the UK 2018. Babette lectures regularly around the world on franchise law. She was part of a team of lawyers that advised the Russian Government on the use of franchising to kick-start small business. She is an associated editor of the Franchise Law Review and has written numerous articles on franchising. 



About Dentons

Now the world's largest law firm, Dentons' global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in 181 locations serving 73 countries. Driven to provide clients a competitive edge, and connected to the communities where its clients want to do business, Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge. Clients benefit from access to top-tier legal talent with experience in 24 sectors and 40 practices. 

Conference Sessions


    13-Nov-2019, 11:30 - 14:00, Majestic Hotel Cannes

    For its 25th edition, MAPIC will host an exclusive closed-door event gathering +30 international multi-unit franchise partners, master franchises and a selectio...

    • Language: English

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