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What the team is known for

Sizeable national firm regularly instructed by a number of high-profile retailers, including entities in the food, building and DIY materials sectors. Tackles a range of property matters, including leasing and developments, and particularly noted for tenant-side instructions. Also noted for working on retail expansion programmes.


"They're very good technical lawyers," say sources.

Work highlights

Represented Debenhams Retail in lease negotiations for its nationwide portfolio of stores.

Notable practitioners

Iain McHardy is a key contact.

Department Information

This content is provided by DWF.


DWF acts for more FTSE 100 retailers than any other law firm in the UK according to a report by The Lawyer.  Our Scottish retail practice has unparalleled experience built up over many years.  Through our clients, there are few, if any, significant retail locations in Scotland where we have not had a material part to play.  Unlike many firms, our lawyers who operate in this sector do so exclusively, providing us with genuine strength in depth, in terms of numbers, experience and expertise.

Find out more about DWF's retail sector here:




103 Waterloo Street


Glasgow City


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