Hong Kong has wide-ranging legislation dealing with all aspects of consumer safety; including food, medications, pharmaceuticals, electronic items, toys and the like.

Operators of businesses in Hong Kong that interact with the public in a commercial environment all need to be fully aware of this complex area.

Members of Liberty Chambers have extensive experience in defending large-scale retailers, hotels, restaurants and bars in respect of allegations of non-compliance with the relevant regulations.

Consumer safety legislation is also directly related to regulatory and licensing controls; as a very often breaches can result in revocation of, or penalties in respect of, licences in place.

It is vital for commercial enterprises to be fully aware of, and to have an effective response to, any suggestion of non-compliance. Members of Chambers have over the years been engaged in advising on the development of strategies to ensure compliance in order to avoid serious interruptions to business.