Retail and Leisure

At Compton Solicitors we have over 30 years experience in advising both the Irish retail traders and foreign business sectors to enter the Irish market. We have a comprehensive understanding of how retail businesses work whether within grocery sector, fashion sector department stores sector or licenced alcohol retailers.

We provide advice on:

  • Property acquisition
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Corporate structures
  • Inward Investment set up
  • Franchising
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Agency and Distribution Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Disputes
  • Employment Law
  • Advertising, Marketing, Promotional and Loyalty schemes
  • Liquor Licences for public houses, supermarkets, off licences, convenience stores, hotels and restaurants


  • Acting for leading supermarket and department stores in establishing new outlets throughout the country
  • Acting for UK and European High Street brands to establish outlets in Ireland
  • Advising on lease of landmark city centre restaurant
  • Advising on leases of supermarkets, convenience stores and restaurants on a continuous basis
  • Adivsing department stores on concession agreements and all other trading issues
  • Advising leading Irish and international retailers leasing units in Ireland’s major Shopping Centres
  • Advising on the development and leasing of Ireland’s premier Outlet Shopping destination