Retail & Consumer.

Bespoke provides expert legal advice to retailers, including major household retail brands. Bespoke is recognised as legal experts within the retail industry.

A deep understanding of legal needs in the retail industry.

Bespoke provides expert legal advice to household and SME retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and distributors.

Bespoke advises retailers from the point of manufacture to the point of sale, whether through ecommerce or bricks and mortar retail channels.

Our retail lawyers have worked in-house at global retail businesses, operating within the retail and consumer supply chain. We understand the need for high quality legal advice suited to commercial needs in the retail industry.

How we can help retailers.

We can assist you with:

  • Transactional and advisory work, including sale and purchase of retail businesses or assets
  • Contracts relevant to the retail life cycle
  • Advertising, marketing and promotions advice and copy clearance, including relating to the Australian Consumer Law
  • Product regulation and compliance, including product recalls
  • Product packaging and labelling, including food and cosmetics, clothing labels and mandatory standards
  • Returns policies, manufacturer warranties and gift cards
  • Intellectual property registration, enforcement and disputes (including local and international trade mark and designs applications, prosecutions and portfolio management)
  • Leasing and fitout agreements for retail premises, warehouses and distribution centres
  • ecommerce and click wrap agreements and website terms
  • Terms for ecommerce platforms and digital marketplaces
  • Privacy and data protection, including data breaches
  • Contracts relating to social media, influencers, talents and brand ambassadors
  • Modern slavery statements
  • Workplace policies.

Changing retail landscape.

The retail industry is facing:

  • obstacles with the introduction of major ecommerce platforms and greater legal scrutiny
  • new opportunities and evolving sales channels and delivery models in a complex global marketplace.

Retailers face a range of legal issues. These include ensuring products and marketing material comply with laws, negotiating leases for retail stores, warehouses and distribution centres and maintaining, commercialising and enforcing intellectual property portfolios.

In addition, threats of product recalls, enforcement actions and competitor, consumer and landlord disputes are an ongoing concern.

Retail experts.

Bespoke provides specialist advice to guide retailers through the legal landscape within the retail industry. Our Retail & Consumer team is supported by the broader firm expertise to assist clients with general commercial and corporate, intellectual property and retail leasing matters.

Key team members: we've got you covered.

Gina Szwider

Gina Szwider

Director

Jeremy Szwider

Jeremy Szwider

Director

Joshua Lipshutz

Joshua Lipshutz

Principal Lawyer

Winnie Lok

Winnie Lok

Lawyer

Maggie Chow

Maggie Chow

Lawyer

Gina Szwider

Gina Szwider

Director

Jeremy Szwider

Jeremy Szwider

Director

Joshua Lipshutz

Joshua Lipshutz

Principal Lawyer

Winnie Lok

Winnie Lok

Lawyer

Maggie Chow

Maggie Chow

Lawyer

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