Whole Foods Market has hired retail specialist law firm Gordons as it looks to grow its business in the UK.
The US supermarket chain which specialises in organic and natural products currently has seven operational stores across the UK. It also launched an online platform offering deliveries to London addresses or in-store collections earlier this year.
Overall, Whole Foods Market has more than 500 stores globally with more store openings in the works.
Gordons acts for seven of the nation’s top 14 grocery businesses including B&M, Iceland, Morrisons and Ocado Retail.
“Whole Foods Market is a grocery retailer that cares deeply about its customers and the planet,” Gordons partner and head of food and drink, Mark Jones said.
He added: “It sets high standards and operates win-win relationships with its suppliers. A culture of excellence, mutually beneficial partnerships and contributing positively to society are values we share which makes us a good fit.”