Hogan Lovells

Product Liability: Food Department

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What the team is known for Highly regarded for its food and drink expertise, which includes the full range of regulatory compliance and enforcement issues, commercial advice and labelling concerns. Represents major brands, food retailers, distributors and manufacturers in matters including sensitive product recalls, marketing strategy and new product launches. Offers clients the benefit of wider strength across continental Europe, Asia and the USA as part of an integrated global service. Clients are well served by the firm's strength in trade mark and IP work.

Strengths Sources reveal: "They are a real asset to clients, ensuring their businesses are able to move quickly while minimising risk."

Work highlights Advised Mars on a range of regulatory matters including labelling, nutrition and health claims, product development and food safety.

Notable practitioners

Richard Welfare
's highly regarded food law practice encompasses a range of regulatory issues, commercial matters, and labelling and advertising claims. He is regularly instructed by multinational food and beverage corporations as well as online retailers.
"His strengths are his experience, pragmatism and collaborative approach to delivering what clients need." "A strong player in the market."