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Legal issues facing the consumer sector

The consumer sector is operating in challenging times; businesses have to be more innovative than ever before, even just to survive, as increasing ethical and environmental considerations add to the pressure of tradition business and organisational issues.

Our international food and beverage, retail and hotel and leisure teams draw on sector specific knowledge to help you to maintain your business while developing strategic plans to enhance its future. Our full service offering will help you to deal with issues from real estate to regulatory, HR to health and safety, and environmental to e-commerce.

Areas of law

Our international network of consumer practitioners can provide you with a comprehensive service, with experts in a diverse range of fields including:

  • retail regulation
  • advertising, marketing and promotions
  • competition
  • logistics
  • real estate portfolio management
  • website trading and data privacy
  • branding, IP and trademarks
  • commercial contracts and outsourcing
  • commercial disputes
  • corporate finance
  • employment
  • environment
  • franchising
  • health and safety and trading standards
  • labelling and regulatory
  • composition - nutrition and health
  • personal injury claims and litigation
  • pensions
  • product liability and recalls
  • reputation management

Contact us

James Batham, Head of Consumer