Consumer & Retail

A one-stop shop for essential consumer and retail legal advice

In the consumer and retail sector, customers come first.

At King & Wood Mallesons, we agree. With our experienced intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, anti-trust and regulatory, commercial and employment lawyers, we see our consumer and retail clients’ businesses from all angles.

We have worked with some of the world’s biggest retailers and consumer brands, providing on the ground support to help them expand into emerging markets, and supporting their journey as they transition from traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ to multichannel market platforms.

Recent matters includes advising:

  • Lion Group, one of Australia’s leading food and beverage businesses, across a broad range of commercial matters
  • Six of the lead underwriters for the New York Stock Exchange listing of Chinese e-commerce retail powerhouse, Alibaba
  • Myer, a major Australian department store operator, in relation to the establishment of its operations in China
  • Adidas in trade mark infringement proceedings relating to a competitor’s use of a four-stripe trade mark on footwear
  • One of the world's leading online betting and gaming company, Ladbrokes, on its agreement with Playtech, to help grow Ladbrokes’ digital business.
"Excellent - they know the markets inside-out, they know the regulatory frameworks very well and they have a deftness of touch."

Chambers

Our experience spans the full spectrum of consumer and retail sub-sectors, including in:

We have a full team specialising in this area.

Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

What is the best way to overcome the difficulties of setting up a business in China? How should you structure your business? KWM Partner Mark Schaub explores these questions and more in the webinar...

16 September 2020

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08 September 2020

What is the best way to overcome the difficulties of setting up a business in China? How should you structure your business? KWM Partner Mark Schaub explores these questions and more in the webinar...

02 September 2020

How has China changed over the past 15 years? What holds true today? KWM Partner Mark Schaub will explore these questions and more in the webinar The Art of Law – ‘Knowing China’....

14 August 2020

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