We provide a full range of legal services to our clients in the retail sector, many of whom are household names.

Our commercial and business orientated approach has enabled us to enjoy long standing relationships with many retail businesses ranging from large international chains to niche operators.

When acting for retail companies, we recognise that it is essential to have a clear understanding of the client’s business needs and priorities coupled with a practical commercial approach to each transaction.

We strive to build close working relationships with our clients many of whom consult us on strategic issues because of our innovative, flexible and business-focused approach.

Retail property

We advise in relation to retail property portfolios, corporate transactions, major commercial agreements relating to logistics and outsourcing, construction, employment law, senior hires and all types of disputes.

Our retail property experience covers single unit transactions to large portfolios, whether high street, shopping centres or out of town retail parks.

More information about our full real estate service is available here

Commercial retail law

Goodman Derrick's retail team advise on every aspect of retail law, including:

  • Consumer channels to market i.e. mobile, websites, licensing and end-use terms and conditions
  • The supply chain; every stage from the factory to the consumer’s front door
  • Supplier agreements including market leading insight and knowledge of listing fees, pricing and return policy
  • Concessions and in-store space


We also provide tailored and pragmatic employment law advice and training that enables our retail clients to deal with the unique challenges in the sector.

Our retail clients also benefit from our expertise in Corporate and Dispute Resolution.

If you require more information about the services offered by the Retail team, or if you wish to make a specific enquiry, please contact Simon Catt or call 0207 404 0606.