Our specialist Retail team provides the full suite of legal services to guide retailers through acquisitions, expansion, strategic portfolio management and business tenancy issues, supporting retailers through all aspects of their requirements within a dynamically evolving sector.
Our Retail team advises clients who own, invest or develop real estate assets within the retail sector. The evolution of this sector has seen many legislative changes to protect consumers as retail practices and online platforms evolve. Our team’s experience in retail law and understanding of the unique challenges that face the retail sector means we know what is needed to achieve successful developments and investments in this industry. Our extensive track record of advising retailers particularly on large-scale and complex mixed-use developments incorporating residential, leisure and restaurant elements.
The multi-disciplinary team includes retail solicitors who will ensure that all aspects of a retailer’s legal needs are serviced, advising in respect of issues including :
Our experienced Retail team truly have a comprehensive knowledge of the diverse issues facing retailers enabling us to provide in depth specialist advice both now and in the future.
Site Assembly for Retail Developments
Planning and Environmental Law Advice for Retail Developments Including the Instigation and Defence of Judicial Reviews of Retail Planning Decisions
Health & Safety
Litigation Advice, Including Debt Recovery
Property Leases and Break Clauses
Franchising and Product Liability Advice
Advising upon Acquisition and Disposal of Assets
Strategic Asset Management Support
If you have a query about our services or just want to find out more, please get in touch today.
The team acts for an impressive roster of retail tenants such as Tesco, Greggs, Waterstones, Argos, Lifestyle Sports, Arcadia, Guess, Vision Express, the Bodyshop International, Skechers, DV8, Fat Face, Hobbs, Sports Direct, Trespass and B&M Retail.
Acted for the developer/landlord of a brand new 7,000 square metre delivery station for Amazon in Portadown, only its second such station in Northern Ireland.
Advising funds and landlord entities with respect to the acquisition and disposal of retail parks and out of town retail developments.
Advising new- retail entrants into the Northern Irish and Irish market.
— Chambers UK
They respond very quickly and are proactive. They deliver in a timely manner and to a consistently high standard.
— The Legal 500
“They were knowledgeable, efficient and helped deliver completion of all transactions within a tight timescale. The fee structure is fair and overall the experience was excellent. Thoroughly recommended.”
— The Legal 500
“Highly approachable team who provide clear, concise advice and are experts at cutting through complicated scenarios and situations to simplify things and achieve results.”