Sectors

Retail
and Leisure

We provide a holistic industry wide approach on a one stop basis for retailers and leisure sector operators.

Today’s retailers and leisure operators compete in an increasingly dynamic, fast moving and very challenging environment where a delay or an uninformed decision can either damage a hard won reputation or end a dream before it has had the opportunity to flourish.

We understand the demands placed on those operating on the front line of the sector whether that is in the provision of bricks and mortar retail or on-line; warehousing or logistics; developers or investors.

We have built an experienced team who are on hand to advise on matters ranging from store acquisitions and disposals, outsourcing and employment issues, commercial contracts and disputes, joint ventures and supply changes, whatever your needs your brand will be in safe hands.

Our services include:
Commercial Property
Employment
Commercial Contracts
Corporate
Dispute Resolution

16/01/2020

The Retail Front Line

Retail Crime is committed on an industrial scale.  Its impact can be felt not only on shop owners but on their staff, their customers and ultimately society in general.  A recent report from the British Retail Consortium (“BRC”) illustrated the shocking increase, frequency and severity of violent attacks suffered by retail shop workers. Industry figures…

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Key team member

Robert Pettigrew
Director, Commercial Property & Retail and Leisure

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Team

Jane Rudge

Director, Commercial

Jade Linton

Senior Associate Solicitor, Employment & HR Law

Stephen Rome

Senior Associate Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Contact

Give us a call and we’ll get you to the right office and person to help you with your requirements.

T. 0345 20 73 72 8 T. 0345 20 73 72 8

case study

Yakinori comes to Touchwood

Our Retail and Leisure Team is assisting Yakinori Restaurants with the lease of new premises in Touchwood Shopping Centre, Solihull. Yakinori is a Japanese themed restaurant and the premises in Touchwood will be the fourth in the chain complimenting the current outlets at Grand Central and Selly Oak in Birmingham and Bristol.

Our latest news and events

26/02/2020

New guidance on harassment at work

The #MeToo campaign has exposed many occasions where Non Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) have been used as an attempt to prevent employees speaking out about sexual harassment in the workplace. The difficulty for employers is there are no minimum requirements as to how they should act to prevent and deal with such behaviour in the first…

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25/02/2020

Anticipated surge in gifts in wills can benefit charities of all sizes

Charities of all sizes need to look to the long term as well as short term fundraising projects, according to Thursfields Solicitors. Senior associate solicitor Katherine Ellis, who previously spent three years in London working as a solicitor and legacy manager with the British Heart Foundation, said it was not just big national charities that…

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04/03/2020

The Big Quiz 2020 – Wednesday 4th March

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05/03/2020

Women in Leadership – Thursday 5th March

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