UKFT Seminar: Working with Distributors and Agents

Fox Williams LLP with UK Fashion and Textile Association will be holding a seminar on Tuesday, 12 May, designed specifically for fashion and textile businesses in the UK​.

Tuesday 12 May 2015
4pm - 6pm
UKFT, 3 Queen Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 3AR

Working with distributors and agents? Are they achieving what you need? What is your exposure on termination?

This seminar will give you the critical legal information you need to work with distributors and agents both in the UK and overseas.

Stephen Sidkin and members of his team from fashion law specialists Fox Williams LLP ( will explain what you can do, how you can protect yourself, and what to do if things go wrong.

Having worked in menswear, Stephen is an avid believer in the power of brands and advises many fashion brands on their relationships with distributors and agents. Stephen has been publicly recognised as a leading authority on distributorship and agency law, in particular the Commercial Agents Regulations. To find out more visit Fox Williams’ specialist website dedicated to agency law:

Specific topics:
1. Getting the agreement right
2. Taking back exclusive rights from distributors and agents
3. Going international – what to watch out for

Speakers :
Stephen Sidkin, Partner, Fox Williams LLP
Emma Roake, Senior Associate, Fox Williams LLP
Evie Meleagros, Senior Associate, Fox Williams LLP

Case study – a brand who will share their experiences of working with an agent/distributor.
After the seminar, you will have the opportunity to discuss your own issues with the speakers.

£35.00 (exc. VAT) for Members
£70.00 (exc. VAT) for Non-Members

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