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Consumer Sector in house legal roundtable series

Date: 14 June 2022, 13:00 - 14:00
Location: Online

This roundtable series provides a brilliant opportunity to join peers from the in-house legal profession to discuss the biggest changes, challenges and trends influencing the consumer sector right now, and how to manage the impact this may have on your business.

Event Details


Upcoming roundtables:

Futureproofing your property portfolio planning - Tuesday 14 June 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 (BST)
The melting pot of change in the consumer sector from online shopping to the global pandemic to the rise of ESG related issues, has had a huge impact on property portfolio planning. Join our experts and your sector peers to discuss how to thrive through the disruption. 

In this virtual roundtable we will explore some of the key planning changes and challenges facing in-house legal and real estate professionals in the sector:

  • We will hear from Costa's Senior Assets & Estates Manager, David Broadbent, who leads the Energy & Environment Team within the property function, on how they are tackling environmental matters relating to store waste (coffee, cups & food), Electric Vehicle charging points, and alternatives to standard supplier energy contracts.
  • We will discuss the latest developments with regards to the 'future of living' – how are we seeing our high streets change and how are consumer sector businesses capitalising on this?

With Rachel Lawler, Real Estate Partner, Melanie Williams, Partner, Head of Real Estate Sector and Head of Hospitality Group, Darren Walsh, Partner & Head of Power & Utilities Sector and Dominic Watkins, Global Head of Consumer Sector.

These invitation-only roundtables are intended to be interactive, conducted under the Chatham House Rule, to give you an opportunity to share your experiences and raise your concerns.

Previous roundtables in the series:

Session 1: "More for Less" What in-house teams can learn from alternative legal service providers (and vice versa)?
If you missed this session, this article details the key discussion points and takeaways: What are the pain points when looking at alternative legal services?

Session 2: A focus on plastic after COP26: Deposit Return Scheme and Plastic Packaging tax – are you ready?
If you missed this session, this article details the key discussion points and takeaways: Focus on Plastic.

Session 3: Too green to be true? How to manage green claims risk and other advertising quandaries that aren't going away"
 If you missed this session, a summary of the key discussion points and takeaways: Too green to be true?

Session 4: The challenges of effective claims management - reputation, cost management and the power of harnessing claims intelligence
If you missed this session, this article details the key discussion points and takeaways: The challenges of effective claims management