There has been a revolution in retail. The convergence of bricks and clicks, emergence of dark stores and increase of convenience stores, reliance on multi-channel platforms, increased consumer choice, economic changes, extended supply chains and the increasingly complex regulatory framework that surrounds them present opportunities for retailers.

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From farm to fork, factory to front door, our expert sector team advises on a full range of legal disciplines. Whether consumer channels (including website and mobile app development, licensing and end-user terms and conditions), executive contracts, remuneration levels, exits and board disputes, single site developments, complex international multi-site, multi-use developments or working with regulators and government departments, as well as the media, to shape future legislation. We want to reduce risks, create opportunities and build sustainable, innovative strategies for success.  

We think like retailers and deliver the best service to meet your commercial needs. We save you time and money through the use of innovative information management. We provide expert strategic solutions to achieve commercial objectives and we provide an international service, delivered locally. 

Having worked in-house for some of the largest retailers, as well as on secondments, our industry experts understand your commercial needs and the energetic legal solutions required. 

We believe that an exemplary legal service, combined with over 30 years of experience of working in the retail sector, is the reason that major household names like Marks & Spencer, Harvey Nichols and Morrisons trust us.

Recent quotes from our clients via Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 include:

"They are very commercially geared. They do not tell us what we already know, but debate the best way to go with high-risk issues."

"They know our business well and they are very thorough."

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