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CMS’ dedicated Household Group brings together sector experts from across CMS, in the UK and internationally, who have extensive experience and a deep understanding of the household goods industry.

Our experts can advise on everything from the financing and acquisition of companies through to disputes, brand management, product liability, distribution, competition, intellectual property and environmental issues. We also advise on IP/design rights, comparative advertising, and environmental/waste issues.

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High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in House­hold in the UK
Hoover, the lead­ing sup­pli­er of elec­tric­al ap­pli­ances, on a ma­jor pen­sions deal.Sam­son­ite, the world's largest travel lug­gage com­pany on UK and EUTM port­fo­li­os in­clud­ing deal­ing with new fil­ings, op­pos­i­tions, ac­quis­i­tions, clear­ance quer­ies, cus­toms mat­ters and en­force­ment.Shark Ninja, the in­ter­na­tion­al man­u­fac­turer of kit­chen ap­pli­ances and va­cu­ums, on the launch of the brand in the UK, in­clud­ing ad­vert­ising claims and sub­stan­ti­ation, product safety, reg­u­lat­ory and la­belling sup­port.Tem­pur, the man­u­fac­turer and dis­trib­ut­or of mat­tresses and pil­lows, on nu­mer­ous mat­ters in­clud­ing its es­tab­lish­ment in Rus­sia, Po­land and Por­tugal.Peel Hunt, act­ing as nom­in­ated ad­viser and broker, on the AIM IPO of mat­tress man­u­fac­turer and dis­trib­ut­or eve Sleep plc.Sofa.com, the on­line fur­niture re­tail­er, on its ac­quis­i­tion by com­pet­it­ive auc­tion by Sports Dir­ect own­er, Mike Ash­ley from its private equity own­er.Man­age­ment Sellers of Aqual­isa Hold­ings Lim­ited, the man­u­fac­turer of showers, shower parts and ac­cessor­ies, on the LDC backed man­age­ment buy­out of the en­tire is­sued share cap­it­al of Aqual­isa Hold­ings Lim­ited.


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28 May 2019
High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in House­hold in the UK
Con­sumer Products
25 February 2019
Dis­rup­tion 2.0 – here we go again
Re­tail Dis­rup­tion 2.0 – AI in Con­sumer and Re­tail Re­port. From vir­tu­al as­sist­ants, to driver­less vehicles and fric­tion­less shops. Find out more.
CMS UK launches Brexit check­lists
With only a month to go un­til the ref­er­en­dum on Bri­tain’s mem­ber­ship of the EU, today, we are launch­ing a series of eas­ily di­gest­ible check­lists cov­er­ing a broad range of in­dustry areas to guide you through what a Brexit could really mean for your busines
Tak­ing Stock: cur­rent leg­al is­sues af­fect­ing the con­sumer products and...