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We understand the increasing importance of a fashion business to meet customer and stakeholder demands in this global marketplace. The lead time from catwalk to in-store has never been shorter or more critical.

Our multidisciplinary fashion team includes lawyers specialising in brand and design protection, licensing, sponsorship, franchising and enforcement, commercial contract negotiation, employment and HR issues, and corporate transactions and financing. 

Our clients include emerging and established designers and fashion houses, fashion agents and distributors, models and modelling agencies, fashion photographers, industry bodies, retailers and boutiques, and celebrity talent, bloggers and vloggers.

Lewis Silkin Retail Hospitality & Leisure Fashion

As one of the UK's acknowledged leaders in advising brand-led businesses, we understand the fashion life-cycle and the continual need to innovate. Our experience in this sector, and diverse client base, means we provide cutting edge commercial advice and offer a deep understanding of the industry. 

We are a one-stop shop for any fashion business.

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