Bird &Bird wins Prestigious Arab Franchise “Franchise Law firm of the Year “Award in Dubai

 Bird &Bird wins Prestigious Arab Franchise “Franchise Law firm of the Year “Award in Dubai

Melissa Murrey, Partner of Bird &Bird receives the prestigious Arab Franchise “Franchise Law firm of the  Year award” from Dr. Eesa Mohammed Bastaki, President of the University of Dubai

Dubai: Arab Franchise Awards which recognized the excellence in the franchise industry of the Arab world announced the winners of 2022. Franchise industry leaders filled the Pullman Creek Ballroom to celebrate 2022’s top franchise entrepreneurs, leaders and their legacy. The ceremony began with a keynote speech by Dr. Eesa Mohammed Bastaki, President of the University of Dubai – about the latest insights into the importance of homegrown franchise brands and how these trends can influence the local economy and help them expand globally.

“We feel really dignified to be affiliated with this award. I express my profound honor and thankfulness to the Jury of Arab Franchise Awards” Said Melissa after receiving the award.

Bird & Bird is an international law firm with a focus on helping organizations impacted by technology and the digital world. There are 1,300 lawyers in 29 offices across Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and North America. Bird & Bird’s history dates back to the 1830s. The firm itself was formally established in the UK in 1846.

With the ground experts of Bird & Bird, UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific offices, together with a global network of specialist franchise counsel across the Americas and Africa, Bird & Bird helps businesses operating in a wide range of sectors to achieve their growth objectives via franchising or distribution. While 2Birds support the global expansion of some of the world’s best-known brands, advise franchisors and businesses looking to expand via distribution, along with working with brands, developers, master franchisees, multi-unit/multi-brand franchise operators, and groups of franchisees in class actions.

Among the winners was Reza Food Services Company, which is one of the largest developers of Mcdonald’s in the region. The company won the ‘Corporate Hall of Fame’ Franchise Award. 

Fawaz Danish, President and Group CEO of Budget Saudi Arabia, won ‘Franchise Leader of the Year’. Galadari Ice-Creams Company, won the Franchise developer award outside the US. Al Hokair Group won ‘Franchise Brand of the Year – Hospitality Category’. Adnoc Distribution, won the ‘Franchise Brand of the Year’ award and Bird and Bird of the UK won the ‘Best Franchise Law Firm’ award. T. K. Khaleel of Bakemart and Gaurav Marya of Franchise India won the ‘Lifetime Achievement Awards’ for their contribution towards franchise industry. Barns Coffee operator won the ‘Best Homegrown Cafe’ award and Chaiiwala of London Ltd won ‘International Franchise Year of the Year’, among other companies. Franway of Saudi Arabia and Emtiyz of UAE won the Franchise Consultancy firm of the Year awards. Meals N More won  the most Innovative Franchise of the year award. Auto detailing company, Green Shine won the “Green Franchise of the year” award. Raydan Food company and Barns café of Saudi Arabia won the best Restaurant and café Awards respectively.

Winners of Arab Franchise awards with the Chief Guest Dr. Eesa Mohammed Al Bastaki, President, University of Dubai