We advise retailers on all aspects of their business - whether they operate online, through retail outlets or a combination of the two. Our retail team understands the importance of moving quickly in response to the challenging market conditions faced by our retail clients whilst ensuring that costs remain competitive and reputational risk minimised. 

Our retail lawyers advise on:

  • sale and purchase of retail property
  • development of out-of-town retail parks and mixed use schemes
  • freehold and leasehold property portfolios
  • landlord and tenant disputes
  • planning, CPO and environmental matters
  • mergers, acquisitions, MBOs & MBIs
  • financing and restructuring
  • intellectual property 
  • insolvency and debt recovery 
  • licensing and franchising 
  • construction warranties and building contracts 
  • all aspects of employment law
  • e-commerce and online trading
  • product liability
  • regulatory including food safety
  • retail restructurings
  • supply chain management, warehousing and distribution

Wright Hassall have been invaluable in securing new shop sites for us and I have found them to be efficient, professional and pro-active in their approach. Their guidance through the complexity of lease negotiations has ensured that we have always felt in control and comfortable throughout the process.

Sarah Tremellen CEO, Bravissimo