Multi-disciplinary legal team providing dynamic and relevant advice across the retail and consumer sector
We recognise that the hallmark of successful retailers and consumer manufacturers is being a customer-driven business. We strive to replicate this customer focused approach by delivering optimal and bespoke legal services to our clients operating in this fast-paced and exciting marketplace.
Clyde & Co has a global team of retail specialists, led by partner David Wyatt, who are able to assist you with all of your legal requirements across the spectrum from independent retailers and manufacturers to national and multi-national organisations.
We offer legal advice across the retail sector, including property, litigation, employment and immigration, competition, corporate & commercial (including brand protection and intellectual property), health & safety and personal injury.
We understand first-hand the importance of not only managing portfolios and premises, but also making them work commercially. Working with us would be a smooth process - our lawyers work together seamlessly across countries and practice areas as an extension of our clients' teams.
Our insurance heritage and experience in international trade ensures we are uniquely positioned to advise on insurance issues across the supply chain.
The end-user based nature of the retail and consumer sector exposes industry participants to a high level of responsibility and duty of care that requires both proactive and defensive legal expertise that few firms can offer.
We work closely with insurance companies representing clients across the breadth of the retail sector including; designers, manufacturers, importers and retailers. As a result we have built up the critical understanding and insight to give our clients clear pragmatic advice in this complex arena.
Areas in which we have particular expertise include:
Defective design and manufacture
Product safety and personal injury
The defence of class actions
Contractual liabilities and exclusions
Claims for financial and consequential loss
Employer's and public liability
Third party claims
Operating in a market with such inherent risk requires the market-leading legal advice.