Consumer protection

This month’s In Focus provides a timely exploration of updates to consumer law in light of the European Commission’s recent ‘New Deal for Consumers’ proposals.

Our resident EU Justice Policy Advisor, Rita Giannini has provided us with this month’s Viewpoint, giving a useful oversight of the new proposals as well as their intended aims. Meanwhile, our guest contributor Simone Cuomo, Senior Legal Advisor at CCBE, has written a piece on the CCBE’s response to the proposals, outlining their potential pitfalls.

Additionally, we are pleased to have an article from our Junior Lawyer’s Division on the sugar tax, as well as various legislative and Law Society event updates.


Is the Sugar Tax set to leave a sour taste in consumers' mouths?

2018-05-31T13:28:00+01:00By Sam Salter-Galbraith

The Soft Drinks Industry Regulations 2018, otherwise known as the “Sugar Tax”, came into force on 6 April 2018 and will impact consumers, producers and practitioners alike.

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