At MacRoberts, our clients know that they have the backing of a responsive, cross-disciplinary team with extensive market knowledge. We have in-depth experience of the retail sector, having acted in some of the largest commercial real estate deals in Scotland.

Long established in the Scottish retail market with an excellent reputation in retail investment and development, we advise clients on a wide range of matters including finance, commercial property and leasing, tax, employment, intellectual property and technology. Commercially focused, committed and innovative, our team provides a personal service delivered to the highest level.


“In addition to the personal, full-service offering at partner level, clients can be safe in the knowledge that whatever the nature of their business – complex supermarket chains, niche retail, fashion, food and drink – at MacRoberts, we can tailor our services and leverage our expertise to suit any retail client’s unique needs.”

Kelsey Gibson, Head of Retail
    • Food & Drink Spring Budget 2021: The 'new normal' for the food & drink industry On 3 March 2021, the Chancellor delivered the Spring 2021 Budget. Now, over a month on, what are the key employment issues for the food and drink sector as we see the industry opening its doors?
    • Food & Drink Back to business: Employers, get ready After a long and difficult year, Scottish Government's timetable for exiting lockdown will be a big change for many employers in all sectors. What are the key things to be aware of when considering the return to work and, perhaps, some element of normality?
    • GDPR Data protection compliance for retail, leisure & hospitality businesses Why should retail, leisure and hospitality businesses care about data protection and privacy compliance?
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    • Food & Drink Beer, breweries and COVID-19 While the hospitality industry has been allowed to partially re-open (under exception of localised lockdown in Aberdeen), earlier drastic Government restrictions mean brewers across Scotland will require extraordinary measures to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hospitality & Leisure at MacRoberts

We have extensive experience of working with hospitality and leisure businesses throughout the UK, providing a fully comprehensive legal service to a wide range of businesses including hotels, pubs, restaurants, travel and tourism operators and sporting and leisure facilities.

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