Nicolas Carbonnelle is a partner with international law firm Bird & Bird LLP, where he heads up the firm’s International Food & Beverage Sector Group. He is passionate about the food and beverage industry and is a technically skilled advisor, oriented to pragmatic results. The assistance he provides to his clients covers the full life-cycle of food and beverage products, from the early stages of research and development to the handling of food crisis management issues through product formulation, labelling and marketing questions. Nicolas works in close cooperation and through open communication with clients to deliver opinions and guidance that can be easily translated on the field, and his responsiveness is praised by clients.