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Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Estates management work for large national and international retail brands. 

  • Securing retail properties across the UK and internationally via lease, licence, concession agreement and acquisition. 

  • Advising international retailers on their entry into the UK market, store roll out and subsequent portfolio management.

  • Advising on the development of flagship retail stores for retail brands. 

  • Strategic advice relating to Covid-19 legislation for both retail tenants and investor landlords  

  • Advising on the granting of concessions agreements for retailers at prestigious London locations.

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Legal issues that may arise

  • Securing retail space via lease, licence, purchase, franchise or concession agreement. 

  • Negotiating clauses relating to turnover rents, limitations on dilapidation liabilities, footfall guarantees and limits on service charge liability.

  • Strategic property advice relating to CVA or Covid-19 specific legislation.  

  • Protection against any defects in design or bad workmanship if taking a lease of a newly constructed retail unit. 

  • Management of large national estates, including landlord and tenant work. 

  • Construction contracts and disputes

  • Various environmental law issues including rights to light and contamination issues. 

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The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, tensions between physical and online retail space, rising minimum wages, inflationary pressures, business rate revaluations and yes, Brexit, all conspire to make decision making as hard as possible for businesses within the retail sector.  Our lawyers are experienced in all the legal issues your business faces, from securing prime retail space to CVAs and footfall protection clauses. 

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