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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

10/08/2020

Women’s football club secures at Solihull ground until 2030, thanks to Thursfields

A women’s football club has secured the use of its Solihull ground until 2030, thanks to specialist advice from Thursfields Solicitors. Thursfields has arranged a ten year lease for Leafield Athletic Ladies FC to continue playing at Dickens Heath Sports Club, on Rumbush Lane, Earlswood, which is owned by Tanworth and Camp Hill Cricket Club….

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KEY CONTACT

Robert Pettigrew
Director, Commercial Property & Retail and Leisure

Rob is a Director based in our Solihull office, having joined Thursfields from Pinsent Masons where he qualified in 2004. He has experience of a wide range of commercial property matters including freehold disposals and acquisitions; leasehold work (acting for both landlords and tenants); development projects and providing support on corporate acquisitions and disposals. He…

Team

Jade Linton

HR Business Partner / Associate Director, Employment

Stephen Rome

Director, Dispute Resolution

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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

15/01/2021

Chance for five local charities to benefit from chosen status at Thursfields

Five local charities are to receive focused fundraising, awareness and volunteer support from Thursfields Solicitors for the 2021-22 year. The new charity of the year application window has now opened, and entries will be accepted for consideration until 20 March. The successful charities will then become Thursfields’ chosen charities from 1 May to 30 April…

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13/01/2021

Consider carefully before punishing workers for refusing the COVID-19 jab

Employers should give careful consideration before taking disciplinary action or even sacking workers who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations. The advice from an employment expert James Monk, an associate director in the Employment department at Thursfields, came after a national debate over whether employers can or should be able to insist that their staff are inoculated. James…

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19/01/2021

Brexit and the impact on Solihull Businesses

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27/01/2021

Talk Legal – Steps to take when a co-parenting relationship breaks down

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