Eversheds Sutherland (International) advises Next on joint venture with TV Chef
11 July 2017
Eversheds Sutherland (International) has advised fashion retailer Next on its joint venture with TV Chef Gino D’Acampo and Individual Restaurants to open Prosecco bars and restaurants in Next stores.
The partnership between Gino D’Acampo and Next will be aided by Steven Walker, founder of Individual Restaurants, who will provide the services to ensure delivery is of the highest standard.
The Eversheds Sutherland team was led by Partner Tom Bridgford, assisted by: Legal Directors Wyn Jones (corporate), and Jane Cotton (employment), and Senior Associate Richard Hill (commercial).
Partner Tom Bridgford, Eversheds Sutherland, commented:
“This is an exciting new venture for Next, one that we’re very pleased to have been part of and to have supported on.”
Gino D’Acampo plans to open his first restaurant in partnership with Next in the retailer’s 70,000 sq ft out of town store in Kingswood Retail Park, Hull, which opened in 2016.
This will be followed by Manchester Arndale, Next’s largest store, which is currently undergoing a major refurbishment. Both restaurants are due to open in November 2017.