Addleshaw Goddard has advised JD Sports on the acquisition of Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green boutique men’s clothing brand.

This comes after Moorfields Advisory was appointed as joint administrators to Pretty Green on 28 March. 

The sale includes the brand, online and wholesale business, as well as a flagship store in Manchester, securing the future of 67 employees.

The remaining 11 stores and 33 House of Fraser concessions will cease trading immediately, affecting 97 employees. The administrators are working to assist all those involved.

JD Sports was advised by an Addleshaw Goddard team led by Tim Taylor with Barry Davies and Jason Scott. Moorfields Advisory was advised by CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang. 

Tim Taylor, Partner at Addleshaw Goddard, said: "We are pleased to have advised JD Sports on this acquisition of a highly regarded brand, which has helped to secure the best possible outcome for the Pretty Green business in light of challenging circumstances."

Earlier this month Addleshaw Goddard advised JD Sports on its proposed £90 million acquisition of Footasylum and last year advised the client on its £400 million acquisition of US athletic retailer Finish Line.