We understand the significance of timeless names and brands. From iconic luxury brands to innovative startups and across diverse industries including fashion, beauty and leisure, we offer tailored legal solutions to protect and enhance your success.
Every brand is unique, with its own set of challenges and aspirations. That’s why we take a personalised and client-centric approach to every instruction to reduce risk and enhance your long-term success.
We offer a comprehensive suite of services that cater specifically to the needs of our luxury and brand clients. Our expertise extends across various key areas:
Corporate & Commercial
We act for leading UK high street names and international brands together with e-tailers and retailers located both in the UK and globally. We develop long-term and deep relationships with our clients which allows us to understand their business and means that we can add value by providing the right legal strategy to support our clients’ commercial strategy in key areas, including:
understanding your commercial aims and aspirations and then drafting and negotiating distribution, supply, franchising and other agreements which align with and reflect your commercial goals.
structuring and negotiating licensing agreements that allow other businesses to use your names, trademarks, or designs while working with you to put in place agreements, policies and practices which protect those valuable assets from both a legal and a commercial perspective.
helping you identify the best legal structures for your proposed venture and drafting and advising on agreements including collaborations between brands such as co-branded products and marketing campaigns.
Commercial Real Estate
We offer expertise in handling real estate matters, for luxury brands, including in the following areas
Negotiating lease agreements for flagship stores in prime locations, considering factors like rent, lease duration, renewal options, and property improvements.
Handling legal due diligence and negotiations for purchasing properties to serve as luxury brand boutiques or headquarters.
Representing luxury brands in resolving disputes with landlords, addressing issues like property maintenance, lease violations, and rent adjustments.
Our team provides specialised legal advice on all employment matters, including the following
Advising on employment regulations to ensure the our clients’ HR practices, such as hiring, termination, and benefits, align with legal requirements.
Drafting employment contracts for top-level executives, ensuring terms are clear and protective of the brand’s interests.
Representing luxury brands in employment-related disputes, including wrongful termination claims or discrimination allegations.
For luxury brands operating internationally, we facilitate cross-border hiring by assisting with the following
Work Permits and Visas
Assisting luxury brands with obtaining work permits and visas for foreign employees, models, designers, or executives working in different countries.
Global Mobility Strategy
Advising on immigration strategies to streamline cross-border hiring and ensure compliance with immigration laws in various jurisdictions.
We understand the value of brand reputation in the luxury industry. Our services include legal strategies to safeguard brand identity and address potential infringements or counterfeiting as follows
Intellectual Property Enforcement
Taking legal action against counterfeiting, trademark infringements, and unauthorised use of our clients’ intellectual property.
Cease and Desist Actions
Drafting and sending cease and desist letters to individuals or entities infringing on our clients’ trademarks, designs, or copyrights.
Online Brand Protection
Taking swift action to remove infringing listings for counterfeit products and/or unauthorised sellers from e-commerce platforms and social media.
Our established network of advisers, businesses, and investors within the sector proves invaluable to our clients. In collaboration with some of the industry’s most prestigious brands, we regularly host bespoke networking and professional development events, facilitating meaningful connections and fostering growth within the luxury industry.
Get in touch
If you have an enquiry or would like to work with Quastels
you can phone us or use our online enquiry form to contact us.