"Eugene O’Keeffe’s team at Memery Crystal LLP is particularly known for its retail expertise, where it acts for clients such as Asda and Debenhams. Nicola Kravitz advised Sapcote Developments on the £34m sale of its Power Road Studios to Helical Bar."The Legal 500 UK - 2016
Retail and Leisure: Leading the charge
At a glance
Retail and Leisure are amongst the fastest evolving markets in the UK, and our legal advice is at the forefront of developments. Our original thinking in these sectors, such as leading the way in alternative finance, has helped new ventures flourish and established businesses adapt and thrive.
Merrill AprilPartner, Head of Employment
Richard EvansPartner, Head of Real Estate Litigation
Matthew LindsayPartner, Head of Real Estate
Liam BellSenior Associate
Ben ShoreSenior Associate
Craig JonesSenior Associate
Kim McGrathProperty Executive
Clair PhillipsCommercial Property Executive
Not every situation requires a novel solution, and our team will draw on their wealth of experience in these sectors to apply the most effective approach. Our viewpoint is commercially pragmatic and refreshingly entrepreneurial. Our advice covers a wide range of matters, from employment issues to event management, real estate to sponsorship, licensing to leases.
Whether you’re exploring the viability of an investment opportunity, seeking to raise funds to expand your venue, or want to be sure of securing the best price for your premises, share your hopes with us. And see them realised.
Acted for a European designer on new UK flagship retail store on Great Titchfield Street at an annual rent of £130,000 for a 10 year term.
Advising a large national retailer on the management of its substantial portfolio of underleases and concessions throughout the UK, as well as on the sale of freehold assets.
Advising an overseas investor on the acquisition of a multi-let freehold office and retail building in the City of London.
Acted for an international supermarket brand on the development of several London and South East sites.
Assisted a leading retailer of building supplies and timber in the management and strategic issues concerning their sites in London.