If your business operates in the consumer products sector, our experienced lawyers can provide you with commercial legal support.
Consumer demand is constantly changing based on community and environmental factors. Technology and data are also changing how businesses manufacture products, get them to market and interact with customers. We understand it can be hard to keep up with the fast rate of change so it’s helpful to have experts by your side.
We can help you whether you’re a manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or retailer of consumer products. Our lawyers have considerable experience in the sector and work with well-known brands. So you can trust that’ll you’ll receive top quality advice that’s based on industry, as well as legal expertise.
Our consumer products lawyers can help you with a range of matters, including:
- Brand management
Protecting your brand and intellectual property and helping you manage your social media presence and business reputation.
- Supply chain management
Drafting and reviewing key supply, logistics and service contracts and advising on import and export regulation.
- Distribution and marketing
Drafting and reviewing key customer contracts or general terms and conditions and advising on consumer regulation.
- Safety and regulation
Helping you comply with labelling and health and safety regulation and representing you if you face a crisis.
Negotiating key contracts relating to sustainable products and packaging and complying with environmental regulation.
Advising on HR and immigration issues, we’ll also help with HR issues and make sure you have the correct insurance in place.
- Technology and data
Helping you manage and implement new IT systems and processes and advising on how to protect and use personal and business data.
Guiding you on corporate mergers, acquisitions and restructuring and advising on raising capital through public or private debt or equity.
- Real estate
Completing key retail and other premises transactions and advising you on property portfolio management.
- Managing risks and disputes
Helping you avoid risks to your business and representing you in commercial or property disputes, and regulatory or criminal investigations.
We’re trusted by our clients for our ability to handle complex matters and provide cost-effective advice.
As a firm we’re members of industry bodies such as the Food and Drink Federation, British Brands Group and the Anti-Counterfeiting Association. We understand the full supply chain, and advise businesses at all stages of it.
Our Consumer Products group has considerable experience of the unique challenges facing the sector – both legally and commercially. Changes in consumer behaviour, increasing regulatory demands and advances in technology all mean that it’s more important than ever to have experts in your corner.