- Experts in Retail Law -

Your Award-Winning Legal Team

Helping Aussie retailers to operate legally and protect their business

Gladwin Legal marketplace lawyers are winners of the NORA Solution Provider Excellence Awards
Gladwin Legal marketplace lawyers are a Women In Law Awards Finalist.
Gladwin Legal marketplace lawyers are the Best Legal Firm winner in NORA Excellence Awards

You Are Our Priority

Australia's Leading Commercial Lawyers in Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane

Running a retail business can be incredibly rewarding, but it’s not without its challenges. Here at Gladwin Legal, we understand the intricaries and difficulties of the retail sector, which is why our expert retail lawyers are specialists in supporting Aussie commercial businesses in buying, selling, and operating legally while minimising risks and controlling costs. As a highly awarded commercial legal firm with extensive retail expertise, we have built an exceptional reputation for providing specialised, cost-effective legal advice for retailers to help protect their business interests and reach their goals.

We live and breathe retail

We live and breathe retail! Every day, we work hand in hand with retailers all over Australia, providing expert commercial legal advice and top-class service. Our specialist knowledge of the retail industry means we get the job done right and done faster, all at highly competitive rates.

Commercial legal advice on call

Our team is your retail legal team on call. We are your outsourced in-house commercial lawyers that give you the peace of mind you need to protect your interests and run your retail business seamlessly. We learn to understand your business intimately, and our team becomes an extension of yours. Expert commercial legal advice is just a phone call away.

Outstanding client service and flexible fee structures

Retail moves at a lightning-fast pace, and timing is important. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding client service, including fast response times and flexible pricing solutions to fixed fees, hourly rates (charged per minute, not blocks!) and retainer agreements.

- Why Choose Us

About Gladwin Legal

As a leading retail lawyer in Australia, it’s important to us that your business is fully legally protected every step of the way and that it can grow profitably and sustainably without legal issues getting in the way. It’s important to us that we help you make deals, not break them.  We move fast and don’t ‘over-lawyer’ anything.  We are commercially savvy and pride ourselves on practical, useful advice to make things happen.

We believe in different. We love what we do and operate far more dynamically than the old school commercial law firms. Our specialist retail expertise means we’re not reinventing the wheel with every new challenge. Our flat fee and subscription structures mean tailored, expert advice is easily obtainable to every retailer, large or small. Call now for a free consultation and ask us to quote – you might be pleasantly surprised!

Our team of retail lawyers and commercial solicitors is friendly, solution-oriented and approachable, with a very careful eye for detail. We believe in pragmatic solutions that don’t cost the earth. We see ourselves as a business enabler to help you achieve your goals to grow. That’s why we won the NORA Legal Team of the Year in 2018.

Searching for a trusted commercial law firm in Australia? Look no further. We provide a fresh approach to retail law by leveraging time-saving digital tools. We are always accessible no matter what part of Australia you are in – we can meet in your office, our office, or we can simply conference call online.

Rosalyn, the firm’s founder, has always worked in retail, in her father’s family-run jewellery store, behind the scenes, or as an in-house lawyer in Myer. Her knowledge, experience and passion for commercial law and the retail industry run deep.  Learn more about Rosalyn.

Your Trusted Retail Law Firm

Gladwin Legal understands the pressures facing our clients in the retail industry and that whilst it’s important to minimise risk and understand legal obligations, it’s also important to keep tight control over costs and time frames.

We’re known for our pragmatic advice, top-quality service and excellent value for money. We’re also very easy to work with. Above all, however, you can rely on us to get the job done.

Knowing you have a specialist retail legal team in your corner means you can get on with growing your retail business while we keep you protected. It’s peace of mind for you and expert advice that will save your business time and money, many times over.

Explore Our Legal Services


Ready to kickstart your business? Our start-up lawyers provide the expert legal advice and support you need to set your new business up for success.

Small Business

Our expert small business lawyers help you grow your small business with confidence while mitigating unnecessary costs and liabilities.

LMCT Promotions

Get trusted legal advice on LMCT promotions for your business with Gladwin Legal’s retail promotions experts.


Selling on a digital marketplace or running an online store? Our team of specialist E-commerce lawyers have you covered.

Trademarks & Branding

Our trademark lawyers can advise you on all aspects of trademark law to help you protect your brand and register your trademark.

Speak to an Expert Retail Lawyer at Gladwin Legal Today

- Meet Our Team -

Your Experts in Retail Law

Rosalyn Gladwin developed Gladwin Legal with a vision to be the law firm of choice for the retail industry. Rosalyn is a retail expert. She has been working in and advising the retail industry for over 30 years.

Rosalyn Gladwin


Josh Gladwin is a pragmatic and experienced lawyer. He manages all dispute matters for our clients, enabling Gladwin Legal to deliver commercial and cost effective solutions using the full spectrum of dispute resolution processes.

Josh Gladwin

Practice Leader | Disputes and Litigation

Rosalyn Gladwin
Rosalyn Gladwin

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