From farm to fork, factory to front door, our expert sector team advises on a full range of legal disciplines. Whether consumer channels (including website and mobile app development, licensing and end-user terms and conditions), executive contracts, remuneration levels, exits and board disputes, single site developments, complex international multi-site, multi-use developments or working with regulators and government departments, as well as the media, to shape future legislation. We want to reduce risks, create opportunities and build sustainable, innovative strategies for success.
DWF is the most popular law firm that FTSE 100 retailers currently turn to.– The Lawyers Market Intelligence team
DWF is the most popular law firm that FTSE 100 retailers currently turn to, according to a report by The Lawyers Market Intelligence team. We think like retailers and deliver the best service to meet your commercial needs. We save you time and money through the use of innovative information management. We provide expert strategic solutions to achieve commercial objectives and we provide an international service, delivered locally.
Having worked in-house for some of the largest retailers, as well as on secondments, our industry experts understand your commercial needs and the energetic legal solutions required.
We believe that an exemplary legal service, combined with over 30 years of experience of working in the retail sector, is the reason that major household names like Marks & Spencer, Harvey Nichols and Morrisons trust us.
In a rapidly changing market, retailers are focusing on delivering value and quality in an omnichannel world, whilst trying to navigate the complex political landscape of the living wage and a potential exit from the EU.
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 18 March: Advertising ruling on 100% natural ingredients claim; Retail sector launches sustainability initiative
On 6 March 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") rendered an important judgement in case C-284/16, Slovak Republic v. Achmea. The CJEU declared invalid the investor-State dispute settlement ("ISDS") arbitration clause in the bilateral investment treaty between the Netherlands and Slovakia ("intra-EU BIT").
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 11 March: Target of 20% calorie reduction in Children's food; First Government backed Code of practice on product recalls
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 4 March: £0.50 to be set as minimum price per unit of alcohol in Scotland; Food hygiene review of meat processing plants
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 25 Feb: Latest ASA rulings; Trade bodies to bring actions on unfair supply chain practices
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 18 Feb: Response to review of Grocery Code Adjudicator published; Latest ASA rulings