Retail and Leisure


Our top-tier team of retail lawyers provide strategic advice to UK and global retailers, based on a deep understanding of the sector.

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It is a retail revolution. From fashion, food and leisure to digital, shopping centres and warehousing we are at the centre of the action.

Retail is in revolution with trends such as the advancement of e-commerce and logistics, price challenging, online and social marketing and the rise of the connected consumer. These are shaping the agenda of a sector in flux.

Retailers are under pressure to set the tone as well as flex and adapt. From the shape of the high-street, role of shopping centres, and a shifting brand experience we are at the heart of the changes driving the consumer retail experience.

International and UK retailers alike want to be able to instruct lawyers who can act as a one-stop-shop for all retail related matters. Our team can help. We are experts in your needs, ranging across leasing and site acquisitions, IP and marketing, planning and construction, tax, employment, immigration and litigation. We understand your challenges and will supply you with a bespoke team of experts. Our aim is to enable your business to gain that all-important competitive advantage by providing strategic advice for straightforward solutions and ensuring you achieve your business objectives.

Our team of experienced lawyers from across our practice groups fully utilise their specialist retail sector knowledge to provide this service. This is recognised through our Tier 1 ranking in the Legal 500 directory 2 years running.

We have been active in many major shopping centre developments around the UK and continue to act for a large number of household names, many of which are long term loyal clients. We advise international brands, including Oliver Peoples, Aspinal London, Honey Birdette, Rapha, Pandora and Models Own.

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