Tag: retail

The Giggling Squid opens in Cambridge

The Sherrards’ commercial property and retail teams have been busy helping long-standing client Giggling Squid open their new restaurant for the upcoming festive period. In September, Partner Stephanie Kierans helped Giggling Squid open their 37th restaurant yet in the Old Library on Wheeler Street in Cambridge. (Click here for some truly stunning photos).  The opening …

Menkind’s new pop-up store in Manchester

The Sherrards’ commercial property and the retail team have helped with the acquisition of Menkind’s latest store at the impressive Regent Crescent, Trafford Centre in Manchester. Just in time for Christmas, the quirky gadget store has an array of Christmas gifts and stocking fillers for the whole family. Menkind started in 2001 as a gift …

Watch out for WatchHouse Coffee

WatchHouse, backed by Edition Capital, is a fast-growing collection of artisan coffee houses based in London. Sherrards solicitors acted on the acquisition of Fernandez and Wells Ltd earlier this year, which owns 4 coffee houses in Denmark Street, South Kensington, Mayfair, and Somerset House – the latter of which opened late February as WatchHouse. The acquisition …

Retail and Leisure

Retail & Leisure. Retail is dynamic and fast paced but the current economic climate is piling on the pressure and demanding unprecedented levels of change. We have a dedicated team of specialists who understand the need for speed, flexibility and determination to navigate through negotiations and achieve the right result for our clients. We cover …

Acquisitions, Disposals & Leases

Acquisitions, Disposals & Leases. Property remains important to the retail and leisure sector despite fast changing consumer habits and the steady growth of online shopping. We know how important it is to develop and manage property portfolios and premises and to make them work commercially. We have one of the leading retail property teams, with …

Commercial contracts, M&A & joint ventures

Commercial contracts, M&A & joint ventures. Rather than seeing the internet revolution in the retail sector as an armageddon of disruption to growth, we see it as presenting new opportunities and possibilities. Commercial contracts are increasingly being used within consumer businesses either to entice people into a store or attract them to their online presence.   …

Property disputes & portfolio management

Property Disputes – for retailers. Our property disputes team works with retail clients on the full range of issues from un-contested/contested lease renewals, disputes re: alienation, the removal of squatters to substantial dilapidation claims. We understand the sector and know that there is often far more behind the decisions making process than simply black letter …

Look out for ‘Watch House’ speciality coffee shops

Sherrards’ property and corporate teams have been working with Watch House Coffee, a group of modern London-based coffee shops founded by entrepreneur Roland Horne; offering specialty coffee and food in interestingly designed and often quirky buildings and surroundings. Watch House Coffee started life at a small yet cosy ‘watch house’ on London’s famous Bermondsey Street, …

Employment for retailers

Employment for retailers. Our employment team work with retail clients through all stages of the employment relationship. We understand the intricate workplace issues faced by organisations in the retail sector and appreciate that, commercial considerations are just as important as (if not more) the legal ones. Our work covers the life-cycle of employment; from recruitment, …

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