Retail sector

It has been an extraordinarily challenging 18 months for many of the high street brands in the retail and leisure industry as the sector struggles with shutdowns and quarantine restrictions, as well as the uncertainty of Brexit. The Covid-19 global pandemic has dislocated supply chains, closed economies, reduced operating capacities and threatens to change the high street forever.

With the UK having left the EU in December 2020, retailers are having to navigate the implications to their supply chain, the lack of free movement of people, new UK and EU regulations, updating of commercial contracts and macroeconomic changes.

Retailers are having to seek new and creative ways to maintain their competitive edge as restrictions are forced and consumer buying habits continue to alter.

In support of this market, B P Collins LLP has a dedicated cross-practice team that provide specialist sector focused advice to clients that operate in retail and leisure industries, particularly those involved in food, fashion, entertainment, hotels, restaurants, warehouses and gaming services.

Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers maintain a focus on delivering customer service and value whilst providing both day-to-day and transactional advice to clients in this multifaceted sector.

Consisting of employment, property, dispute resolution and corporate lawyers, we are well placed to provide cost-effective legal services in all areas of employment law (including TUPE), legislation affecting retailers, portfolio management and property finance, debt collection and franchising, technology and IP rights.

Reputation management

We have a proven track record in the retail and leisure sectors, spanning many years of market highs and lows, and use this experience to understand our client’s objectives, helping to minimise risks and protect and develop their reputation.

Key sector clients

We are trusted legal advisers to well known national and international household names, including popular brands Sacla UK Ltd, BIC UK and Ireland, AMF Bowling and Bestway Holdings Ltd.

Regional heavyweights

B P Collins’ reputation continues to excel in the legal directories. The firm is recognised as a regional heavyweight, many of our services are tier one and lots of our lawyers are recognised as either leaders in their field or next generation lawyers.

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