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.
The GDPR will affect all retailers who process consumer data in Europe. It is important to ensure that you have the correct processes and procedures in order to use your consumer database.
In these times it is essential to be prepared and to have a solid structured plan in place. Join RSA & DWF's retail focused seminar to discuss the latest developments in the crisis management arena.
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 13 May:
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 6 May: Advertising regulator rejects complaint over previous price claim; Digital proof of age card system launched; ; Review of farm regulation and inspections
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 29 April: Argos told item not free if price inflated; Ambitious plastic reduction plan launched
Following the success of DWF's City of London Blueprint for Growth report in 2017, the business has once again surveyed FTSE 100 leaders on the future opportunities and challenges facing their businesses for a new one-year-on report.
There remains no guarantee that, from the intended Brexit day of 30 Match 2019, the current tariff-free movement of goods between the two territories will not cease. Various models for future relationships are in debate, but the UK is currently ruling out the simplest (and least change) model of remaining in a customs union with the EU.