Retail, Consumer & Lifestyle Lawyers
The highly competitive Retail, Consumer and Lifestyle sector is teeming with innovative brands and exciting growth businesses.
In recent years, the sector has responded to shifts in buying behaviours by becoming increasingly digitised in order to meet consumer demand and target international markets. With the growing pressure to prioritise sustainability at every stage of production, consumer-facing businesses must continue to adapt to these new conditions in order to ensure their success.
We dedicate ourselves to supporting you throughout your growth journey, and pride ourselves on offering more than just legal support. We take the time to get to know the underlying ethos and commercial strategies of your brand, as well as any global ambitions you may have, in order to build teams that are truly tailored to you. Taking this personal approach to our work enables us to look ahead and think creatively about how we can best support you with the challenges and opportunities the sector will face in the future.
Specialist international lawyers for the retail, consumer & lifestyle sectors
Our international retail, consumer & lifestyle group has extensive experience advising start-up growth businesses and global household names within the sector, with market-leading expertise in:
- Food & Beverage: restaurants, pubs, bars, clubs, and brands; and specialist expertise in food regulation and developing technology.
- Retail & Consumer Brands: household names, luxury labels, fashion and beauty brands, and retailers; with specialist expertise in commercial strategy and consumer technology.
- Lifestyle & Leisure: boutique and international hotels, membership clubs, and health and wellness.
Our lawyers can help you overcome challenges, recognise opportunities, and navigate this dynamic sector – no matter what stage your business is at. Please get in touch or click through to our pages below for more information on specific sectors.
Fashion & Beauty Focus
We have a deep-rooted history providing our clients with the best-in-class legal advice to some of the most innovative and disruptive businesses within the fashion and beauty industry. We will help you mitigate complex challenges, seize commercial opportunities, develop your strategic offering, and flourish in new markets.
Our team have advised a wide variety of clients within fashion and beauty, from grassroots high street businesses to established luxury brands, and have specialised expertise in the following areas:
- business structures: joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions
- commercial agreements: outsourcing, franchising and distribution
- brand identity: intellectual property strategy, protection and enforcement
- brand and marketing
- e-commerce and digital strategy
- consumer law advice
- consumer technology
- manufacturing technology
- product liability
- real estate portfolio management
- litigation advice: greenwashing
Whatever your requirements, our industry experts can support you with any present-day challenges and opportunities, as well as with the more long-term elements of your business.
We assemble teams of specialists from across the Firm to provide you with a full-service legal offering, providing advice throughout the entire life cycle of your business.
We can provide you with seamless support from fashion and beauty sector experts across our 12 international offices to meet your global ambitions.
Food & Beverage
Food & Beverage is a competitive sector characterised by activity and innovation.
Retail & Consumer Brands
The Retail & Consumer brand sector is innovative, disruptive and constantly in flux.
Lifestyle & Leisure
The lifestyle & leisure sector is an area of innovation and growth.
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