The retail industry is extremely complex from a legal standpoint, with organisations required to comply with a wide range of obligations, from licensing and environmental law, to hygiene and employment issues.
The variety of clients that we have in this field, from oil companies and mobile phone retailers to national chains of supermarkets, ensure that we have the breadth of experience to advise you on your legal requirements.
Our commercial property department can advise you on all areas of property and licensing law, and we have developed award winning databases to keep our clients up to date on their property portfolios and the licences that they hold.
Our employment department can advise you on all areas of health and safety, employee contracts, disciplinary and grievances, and TUPE. The commercial law department advise on procurement, contracts, the companies act, outsourcing, intellectual property and IT. The specialist property dispute resolution department will ensure that issues you may have with your site are quickly and cleanly resolved.
The key areas in which we can help you include:
- mergers and fund raising
- commercial law
- environmental law
- employment issues
- licensing, including acquisition and disposals and application
- litigation and dispute resolution including a specialist property team
- professional negligence
- property law
- technology and telecommunications