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Retail & Consumer

Whether you are an emerging brand, a high-end luxury retailer, an online seller or an established food and beverage chain with a high street presence, you need a retail solicitor who understands the challenges and pressures all retailers face, whatever your size or location or market base.

As solicitors with sector experience in retail and consumer, including food and beverage sales, we provide a comprehensive range of retail legal advice services tailored to your business needs.

Get in touch to see how we can help your business.

Services for the retail and consumer sector

Whether you dominate the high street, are an exclusive brand or a start-up café, our retail and consumer team can assist you with:

  • brand protection and trade marks
  • compliance and regulation
  • health and safety, environmental and product regulation
  • marketing regulations, social media and introducer agreements
  • data protection and GDPR
  • commercial contracts
  • cross border contracts and e-commerce
  • consumer regulations
  • franchise agreements
  • intellectual property
  • online retail
  • sale and distribution agreements
  • supply agreements 
  • mergers & acquisitions 
  • corporate solutions such as shareholder and partnership agreements
  • commercial leases and property purchases
  • retail property portfolios
  • restaurant licensing and retail planning
  • employment contracts and disputes

IMD Corporate retail services expertise

Our retail and consumer services solicitors have expertise in:

Retail and consumer service clients

Our retail solicitors believe it helps to represent a cross section of retail, consumer, food and beverage businesses to keep our knowledge and expertise in the retail sector wide and up-to-date. Our experience and expertise extend to the full range of retail and hospitality services, including:

  • online retail
  • high street brands
  • luxury retailers
  • small independents
  • multinationals
  • pubs and hotels
  • chain restaurants
  • franchisors and franchisees
Retail is fast paced and evolving. Retail and food and beverage businesses need to spot the next trend and have the right legal support behind them to meet the challenges they face and act quickly when a gap in the market is spotted to exploit it to its full potential. At IMD Solicitors, we believe you need your retail and restaurant lawyers to be as hungry and ambitious as you are to succeed in a competitive market where you need to stand out from the crowd. or merge or need to deal with an urgent regulatory or employment issue.

Marcin Durlak

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Olexandr Kyrychenko

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IMD Solicitors experts on your side

Our team of retail and consumer lawyers, drawn from the range of business law services, has the specialism combined with the commercial awareness your business needs from its retail lawyers. The team provides proactive legal advice so your business can focus on service and delivery, knowing that you have the support of efficient and effective solicitors behind you, whether you are looking to expand or merge or need to deal with an urgent contractual, regulatory or employment issue.

IMD Solicitors have offices in London, Birmingham and Manchester, and several European cities, with many trusted partners throughout Europe. We resolve UK and EU based disputes, corporate transactions and commercial law matters governed by UK or EU law.


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