SMMT Structure

Legal Services

The Legal Department provides specific advice to SMMT to facilitate and safeguard SMMT activities.  In addition, it monitors UK and EU legislative developments affecting the industry.  The department influences and monitors a broad range of legislation by representing member interests and communicating concerns to the UK government and European institutions on matters such as data protection, consumer issues, compliance and advertising.

Members who would like legal assistance of a specific nature may access SMMT’s free Legal Advice Helpline – for more information, please contact Alison Handley ( or Liz Paul (

For further information please contact us.