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Practices

Retail

Our retail solicitors have been providing specialist legal services to both regional and national retail clients for over 25 years.

An unashamedly partner-led service enables us to provide senior, experienced legal and commercial support from people who in many cases have continuously acted for the same retail clients for 10 years or more. We work hard to develop and maintain trusted relationships that allow us to properly advise and add value through our experience of the sector.

Services we provide to the retail sector include:

  • Property acquisitions and disposals
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Property litigation
  • Business acquisitions and disposals
  • Employee and industrial relations
  • Employment litigation
  • Strategic planning and business reorganisation
  • Regulatory
  • Environmental
  • Trade Mark filing and prosecution services
  • Intellectual property
  • Commercial contracts/terms of business
  • Data protection
  • Competition
  • Consumer protection

The sectors we currently service include: 

  • Convenience
  • Household discounters 
  • Motoring 
  • Fashion 
  • Home 
  • Home shopping/online

We act for a large and diverse range of retail clients, in retail sectors such as convenience stores, fashion, motoring, on-line and household discounters.  We act for five of the UK’s top 40 retailers by sales in 2015-16.

Our key clients include: 

  • Shop Direct
  • TJ Morris (Home Bargains)
  • The Edinburgh Woollen Mill
  • James Hall and Company (SPAR)
  • McColl's Retail Group
  • TJ Hughes
  • Sofology
  • Preston's of Bolton
  • Matalan
  • Primark
  • The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group

Our retail team are known for: 

  • Our large and specialist team able to gear up quickly for major transactions 
  • A North West based practice with genuine national coverage 
  • International reach, particularly in intellectual property 
  • The breadth of retail subsectors we act for 
  • Building long term relationships with retailers, having acted for retailers such as TJ Morris, McColl's Retail Group, James Hall, Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Halfords for well in excess of 10 years
  • Partner led service providing practical and commercial advice
  • Genuinely specialist support from our leading teams in the following advice areas - employment, property, intellectual property, business protection and domain name complaints.

Discover how our retail solicitors could help your business. Get in touch with our team today.

What our clients say

“The expert legal advice provided by Brabners employment team is consistently grounded in an appreciation of our commercial realities and interests, making them highly valued and respected partners to the business at all levels.”

Nick Evans, Employee Relations Change Manager, Shop Direct

“Most law firms claim to deal proactively with matters whilst in reality they do not follow this through in their day to day activity, but in we have found a team which backs up that promise with real action.”

David Archibald, Director, Martin McColl

 

Get in touch

If you would like to know more about our retail solicitors' expertise, please get in touch via the contact page.