Renowned industry commentator Eric Musgrave has joined the Fashion Law Group at Fox Williams LLP in a consultancy role. With his career spanning more than 36 years, Eric is best known for leading the UK fashion industry’s magazine of record, Drapers. He was editorial director of the title for two separate periods from 2000 – and was named Business Media Editor of the Year by the Professional Publishers Association during each stint.
His legendary fashion industry expertise and knowledge is welcomed by Fox Williams, which provides legal advice to many of the UK’s leading fashion brands and industry groups, as well as to up-and-coming and new brands.
Eric Musgrave said: “The £22bn UK fashion industry is a world-class asset. During my career I have had the benefit of seeing the industry develop and grow, and engage with new channels and technologies to gain exposure to new markets. The Fox Williams team, with which I have had contact for many years, is known for its passion for fashion and its successes in enabling fashion brands to maintain their positions as market leaders within the framework of the law. I look forward to working with the Fashion Law Group on their projects.”
Fox Williams LLP partner and chair of the Fashion Law Group, Stephen Sidkin, said: “We are delighted that Eric agreed to join us. Eric’s expertise will help ensure that we continue to provide our many fashion clients with the depth of service they expect from us.”