retail sector lawyers
retail sector lawyers

Legal advice for the retail sector

Our team of specialist lawyers understands the retail sector and works with some of the biggest brands to deliver pragmatic solutions in a fast changing environment.

Retail is facing enormous change and astute legal guidance in the retail sector is key to sustainable success.

We invest time in getting to know you and your business; understanding the commercial context of your operations.

At RWK Goodman, we have been working with some of the biggest and fastest growing retailers in the UK and abroad for more than three decades. We also have considerable experience of negotiating and dealing with large scale institutional landlords, having placed clients in almost every major shopping centre in the UK.

We are here to support the retail sector through new and unique challenges

Our in-depth understanding and links to many other professional advisers mean that we are perfectly placed to help retailers with a fast, comprehensive and personal service.

Our multi-disciplinary team will work with you and advise on whatever issues your business is facing, whether it’s managing your store portfolio effectively, dealing with employee issues with minimal disruption to your business, settling property or construction disputes, putting in place and enforcing commercial contracts, protecting your brand or ensuring you comply with the current consumer data laws.

Thought leadership

Retail Reboot

Retail Reboot is an interactive roadmap for the retail sector where industry leaders and retail experts discuss the future of retail.

“Retail Reboot shines a bright light on the route out of our immediate predicament. In a practical and logical fashion it analyses and identifies a clear road to recovery. We must all work together on this. The future of the high street, our towns, cities and communities depends on us!”

– Howard Saunders, The Retail Futurist

Hit Reboot

Data Breaches - When, Not If

We come into contact with clients’ cyber and data protection issues every day and understand the profound effect they have on businesses, reputations and livelihoods.

For an SME, it is all too easy to dismiss cyber incidents and data breaches. Too often, these are seen as issues that only affect much larger entities or organisations that hold certain types of special category data. “It’s not going to affect us” is a very dangerous mindset. In this day and age, a data breach is a question of when, not if.

Read our report to find out how businesses can reduce the risk.

Read our report now

Vicky knows our business inside-out and feels like an extension to our team. That’s why we moved over when she changed firms. We’re not under any illusion about the extent to which she understands what’s important to us – she knows us very well. It comes from understanding our business. The advice is always commercial. Communications are always clear.

Sean McShane, Legal Counsel
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