The wool trade once made up 80% of the UK’s exports. Whilst times have changed, the UK fashion industry is still worth more than £25 billion to the UK economy and retail in general generates even more.
The Retail and Fashion industry is also an area where foreign investment is still strong and rising in the UK. London Fashion Week is recognised as one of the “big four” fashion festivals in the world and showcases the UK’s talent.
The Joelson team has considerable experience in the luxury market and can help you fully protect and exploit you brand and other intellectual property as well as providing advice in respect of all manner of commercial contracts and disputes.
Our employment team can assist with advice on key hires and help you reduce the legal risks that arise on employing staff.
Joelson is also proud to collaborate with the Ethical Fashion Forum (“EFF”) (www.ethicalfashionforum.com) which is a not-for-profit industry body dedicated to a sustainable future for fashion. For further information, please visit www.ethicalfashionforum.com/source.
Each of our specialist legal teams below have experience of helping businesses, founders and senior management in the Retail and Fashion sector.
Our IP Partner, Akash Sachdeva comments on Lord Justice Floyd's retirement earlier this month, following his significant contribution to the IP community.
Following the UK Supreme Court's landmark ruling granting Uber drivers worker status, Jennifer Maxwell-Harris comments on this decision and the impact it will have on the gig economy.
In a landmark ruling last Friday, the UK Supreme Court blocked Uber’s appeal from a ruling by the employment tribunal that classified Uber drivers as workers.