JWS advises Arcadia on TopShop Australia administration

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Johnson Winter & Slattery advised Arcadia Group Ltd, the UK based parent company of fashion retailer Top Shop/Top Man, on the implications of the voluntary administration of its franchisee, Austradia Pty Ltd (trading as Top Shop/Top Man) and on arrangements with the administrators for the restructure of the Australian business and continuity of business operations.

Arcadia will directly operate the four remaining stores in Australia to maintain a presence in the Australian retail market.

Restructuring and Insolvency partner, David Proudman, led the JWS team with assistance from Rosemary Tedesco (Property, Special Counsel) and Ruveni Kelleher (Employment, Partner).

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