From food and drink to luxury goods, brands with big ambitions and sustainable visions trust our extensive legal expertise. No matter how complex the challenge, we tap into our multi-disciplinary talent pool to provide a tailor-made solution.
Our services include fundraising to mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, manufacturing and supply chain arrangements, ecommerce and data protection, restructuring, dispute resolution and reputation management.
Working together in long-term relationships, we guide innovative entrepreneurs and investors from funding to exit and steer established brands through evolving regulatory landscapes.
Thinking outside the box for dynamic B Corp certified brands. Helping international players move goods from A to B post-Brexit. Whatever the task, we reduce friction and get keep the wheels of commerce turning.
Economic viability is essential, but money isn’t the only metric for consumer brands out to shake up the status quo. Sustainability and social impact can be powerful drivers.
We’ve got switched-on solutions for new players curious about employee ownership models, brands that need compliance advice for selling into new territories and leaders who want strategic advice on monetising their next big idea.
And when clients need to re-evaluate relationships and strategies to capitalise on changing economic conditions, our clear roadmaps help them pivot perfectly.
Whenever brands want to do things differently, we’re ready.
Advising Mindful Chef on its successful crowdfunding on the Seedrs and Crowdcube platforms, a subsequent investment by Piper Private Equity, and on its sale of a majority stake to Nestlé.
Advising clothing brand and retailer, Seasalt, on re-platforming its e-commerce sites and on an investment by BGF.
Advising Europe’s largest on-line water sports retailer, Wetsuit Outlet, on the exit of a founder shareholder and the subsequent investment by Mobeus Equity Partners.
Advising homeware brand/retailer, Emma Bridgewater, on a BGF investment to drive international growth, plus IP, commercial and employment matters.
Advising La Prairie, the international luxury skincare brand, in relation to the review and roll-out of revised selective distribution arrangements in the UK.
Advising leading UK health foods/supplements retailer Holland & Barrett on a range of commercial projects, including focused IP and regulatory advice.
Advising Mobeus Equity Partners on their strategic PE investment into Tushingham Sails (Red Paddle Co) and, following a further period of growth, subsequently acting for the shareholders of Vian Marketing Limited (Red Paddle’s ultimate holding company) on its sale to the Myers Family Office.
Providing a leading international vacuum cleaner / cleaning equipment manufacturer with a full range of non-contentious commercial support and assisting with a major intellectual property enforcement campaign against third-party infringers.