Leading variety retailer B&M has appointed retail specialist law firm Gordons to handle its nationwide defendant personal injury (PI) brief as the business continues to grow.
B&M has been a Gordons client for the past 15 years. During that time the firm has sourced and secured more than 500 B&M stores, as well as advising on various other matters.
Gordons’ defendant PI experts will provide B&M with counsel across all aspects of employer and public liability whilst also delivering a comprehensive claims handling and risk mitigation service.
Commenting on Gordons’ appointment, B&M chief executive, Simon Arora, said: “Gordons is a law firm that knows retail. They have played an important role in our growth to date and will continue to do so.”
Earlier this year, B&M posted a 25.4 per cent increase in pre-tax profit to £229.3m, with revenue growing by 22.4 per cent to £3bn.
Gordons managing partner, Paul Ayre, said: “We are proud to be part of B&M’s continued success story. This latest appointment is testament to that fact we are able to think and act in line with a dynamic retailer.”
The firm’s retail sector clients also include AO World, Charles Tyrwhitt, Glen Dimplex, Iceland Foods, Morrisons, Moss Bros, Nisa, The Original Factory Shop, Pavers, Pep & Co and Wren Kitchens.
Gordons employs 200 people in total, split evenly between its Leeds and Bradford offices. For further information visit www.gordonsllp.com