A.S. Watson has appointed Squire Patton Boggs as their sole legal advisor for all employment law matters across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, after the firm won a competitive tender. The mandate, which will run for three years, encompasses over 18,000 employees across A.S. Watson’s three subsidiary companies: Superdrug, The Perfume Shop and Savers Healthcare.
Manchester-based partner Bryn Doyle will be leading the Squire Patton Boggs team. Mr Doyle has considerable employment law experience, specialising in retail, and is considered a “go to” adviser by a number of household brands.
Mr Doyle said: “We are delighted to have been appointed by A.S. Watson and are very much looking forward to working with them over the next three years. This is a fantastic opportunity for the team to leverage their extensive experience in advising on employment law matters within the retail sector.”
Squire Patton Boggs is one of the leading legal providers to the global retail industry, working closely with retailers, experts and industry bodies.