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.
We’re delighted to announce that our client HISBE – the social enterprise supermarket – is opening up a new location!
The fire safety of high-rise buildings became a topic of national concern following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017. The property industry responded by introducing a process for residential building owners to confirm that a building’s external wall system has been assessed for fire safety, by means of an External Wall Fire Review Form (EWS1).
2020 has been a challenging year for businesses but we have been proud to support our clients throughout this time. We have also taken the opportunity to reflect on the amazing transactional work we undertook for our clients last year and look forward to many more exciting deals ahead!