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

06/05/2020

Things to Consider When Trading Online | Commercial Law

For the foreseeable future, most of the shops will be closed so, with shoppers having little option other than to buy from the comfort of their sofas, what should you consider if you are going to trade online? Are you selling to business users or consumers? You need to consider if the customer for  your…

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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.

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26/05/2020

Plans for emergency insolvencies legislation get cautious welcome from Thursfields

The drafting of emergency legislation to soften insolvency rules during and after the COVID-19 lockdown has been cautiously welcomed by a top expert at Thursfields Solicitors. Stephen Rome, a senior associate solicitor in the Dispute Resolution department at Thursfields, was commenting after various reports debating the pros and cons of the forthcoming changes. Business secretary…

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20/05/2020

Thursfields helps Blakedown Car Company expand | Commercial Property

Thursfields Solicitors has helped two enterprising directors with a major expansion of their performance car sales business. Jordan Glynne-Jones and Luke Doran, who launched Blakedown Car Company in 2015, have now tripled their showroom space and doubled their overall footprint by taking the premises opposite their car dealership in Heath Mill Close in Wombourne. The…

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03/06/2020

Thursfields Talk Legal – An Audience with Deborah Beal – Making a Will

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11/06/2020

Dealing with redundancies during Coronavirus webinar

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