The face of retail is changing. There is little room for complacency as the shrewdest developers, investors, retailers and brands defy the naysayers and find new ways to meet evolving customer needs, and build future-proof businesses and destinations that will thrive in the longer term.

Being retail experts alone is no longer enough from your legal advisors. As new challenges emerge, it is only true sector specialists that will be able to navigate the evolution of the industry with you, partner with you as you make investment decisions and help you maximise the value of your brand or your retail assets.

Our multi-disciplinary team is comprised of global experts in regulatory compliance and trade regulation, brand portfolio management, M&A and corporate finance, commercial, employment, insolvency, licensing, franchising, data privacy, competition, litigation, real estate, tax, pre-paid cards and banking, and they bring practical, commercial advice in an up-to-date market context to every client.

Our team members are located in key retail locations around the world including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Paris and Hong Kong. They advise a wide range of clients including retailers, brand owners, manufacturers, investors and property developers, who operate in all aspects of the retail sector – both online and offline.

We bring our judgment, experience and know-how to bear in shaping the strategic decisions that our retail clients must take.

Key Facts & Figures

  • Number one ranked in leading legal directory Legal 500 for commercial contracts and real estate.   
  • Chambers UK ranked under commercial contracts and retail.