The UK retail sector sits at the heart of most communities acting as an important barometer on the health of the wider UK economy. Vastly diverse, the sector presents many potential opportunities requiring careful navigation and support.

Our deeply experienced team at Pitmans understand the challenges and economic pressures faced by retailers today. We deliver a bespoke legal service for all our clients, from the independent retailer to the large high street brands, working collaboratively across service areas to deal with your issues.

Our clients include Artigiano Spirito, Faith in Nature, Ges Export, Hobbycraft, Morrisons, Quantum Retail and Wilton Carpets.

Case studies

Part of the advisory team on the turnaround of Little Chef.

We acted on the sale of Hobbycraft to Bridgepoint Capital for £120M and the reinvestment by shareholders and management. The transaction involved vendor due diligence, auction sale process and negotiation of equity documentation.

We acted on the disposal of Artigiano Spirito to Barclays Private Equity for £30m.

We drafted various supply and software related contracts between Asda and Morrisons


“Pitmans meets all of our commercial collection requirements, with a friendly and professional service.”

Director, Redd Factors

“I have been superbly impressed by the service I have received.”