The consumer products industry is changing fast. You need a legal adviser that understands your world. Today’s consumer is more connected, global, and well-informed than ever before, demanding more choice, faster gratification and a direct relationship with brands. For manufacturers and retailers alike, success in the sector means driving new innovations, as well as facing the myriad challenges that come with changing regulatory frameworks, competitive pressures, new technologies, and engaging in emerging markets.
Whatever your commercial or legal challenge – whether you are looking to grow, consolidate or protect your business - your Consumer Products Team at CMS can support you through our extensive international network of local legal specialists and our deep sector expertise across each of our focus areas: food and drink, retail, fashion and luxury, health and beauty, household and manufacturing.
Our sector experts can advise you across both contentious and non-contentious legal services, including M&A, competition and antitrust, commercial contracts and distribution, labelling and regulatory, joint ventures and strategic alliances, supply arrangements, agency and franchise, point of sale promotions, product liability, product recall, IP and brand protection, marketing and advertising, anti-bribery and corruption, e-commerce and data protection.
We work with some of the biggest names in the industry, from leading food and drinks multinationals to major online retailers. We also have an established track record helping new high-growth consumer businesses reach their full potential.