CMS is the 6th largest law firm globally, and has a leading Food & Beverage practice. With 70 offices in 39 countries across the world, and employing over 4,500 lawyers, CMS has longstanding expertise both at advising in its local jurisdictions and across borders.

CMS logo CMS' specialist Food & Beverage team advises on a full range of matters, from regulatory and compliance (including nutrition, health and food information) to product liability issues, contamination and recall, regulatory prosecutions, new product launches, nutraceuticals, labelling, advertising, marketing and promotions, IP and brand protection, borderline products and product audits, commercial contracts, food safety, food integrity, and health and safety issues.

CMS also advises food and beverage manufacturers on corporate transactions, banking and refinancing matters, reorganisations and restructurings, real estate and construction, and on HR and pensions matters.

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LinkedIn: CMS Consumer Retail

For further information: Tom Scourfield, Head of UK Consumer Products
+44 (0)207 367 2707

Last reviewed: 08 Jun 2017