DLA Piper’s Consumer Goods, Food and Retail Sector team is recognized for advising many of the world’s leading organizations in the consumer goods, food and beverage and retail sectors. For businesses looking to expand into new product lines or territories, protect their brand and IP, understand the consequences of changing consumer spending habits, or comply with the regulatory regimes in all the jurisdictions where they have a presence, DLA Piper can help.

Consumer Goods, Food and Retail lawyers are based in offices across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. We leverage our vast on-the-ground experience and global platform to work seamlessly across borders, supporting you wherever you do business.

We regularly advise companies in these industries:

  • Food and beverage
  • Grocery
  • Health, beauty and personal care
  • Household care products
  • Investors and funders
  • Retail and fashion

As the power of the consumer continues to rise, changing shopping behaviours, never has the consumer had more to say in the battle for customer centricity. This brings with it a number of challenges of which our lawyers regularly advise on, including:

  • Wellness and wellbeing
  • Sustainability
  • Product and supply chain integrity
  • Waste and accountability
  • The rise of technology
  • The use and ownership of customer data
  • Distress on the high street
  • Direct to consumer
  • New ventures and acquisitions
  • Crisis management

To find out more about our Consumer Goods, Food and Retail team, please contact either of our Global Co-Chairs.

Global Leaders