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 real estate team 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 team can advise you on all areas of health and safety, employee contracts, disciplinary and grievances, and TUPE. The commercial law team advise on procurement, contracts, the Companies Act, outsourcing, intellectual property and IT. The specialist property dispute resolution team 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:
- acquisition and disposal
- mergers and fund raising
- commercial law
- environmental law
- employment issues
- licensing, including acquisition, disposals and applications
- litigation and dispute resolution including a specialist property team
- professional negligence
- property law
- technology and telecommunications