Variety is the spice of life and the desire of an increasingly globalised consumer. Coupled with the demand for fresh, quality ingredients, high commodity prices and the increasing pressure on retailers for lower cost mean the challenges facing the Food & Beverage sector are many and varied. Compliance with relevant legislation and regulation is an essential ingredient of success.
With sector-specific experience and a natural empathy with SME businesses, the Food & Beverage team assists our clients from vision, through seed investment and subsequent fund raises, to exit, providing commercial advice on a range of legal issues along the way.
In addition to this sector specific commercial law advice we assist our Food & Beverage clients with a range of legal issues relevant to all businesses, including employment, property and dispute resolution.
For further information or to discuss a matter please telephone 020 3319 3700 or click here to email us.
David is a skilled health and safety lawyer who advises clients in the oil and gas, utilities, transport, construction, shipping, and financial services sectors on a full spectrum of health and safety matters. In particular, David is well placed to assist on work-related accidents, corporate manslaughter, product recalls, defence against enforcement action under consumer and food safety laws, complex litigation arising out of contractual disputes, high-value debt recovery, and environmental pollution matters.
Ian is a highly-skilled Brand Management and Intellectual Property lawyer with a keen focus on the legal aspects of marketing, advertising, sales promotions, sponsorship and endorsement agreements, lotteries and merchandising. During his career Ian has advised a number of household names including McDonalds, HMV, NCP, New Look, River Island, Luxottica and Swarovski.
Jason is an experienced property lawyer. Having worked at leading UK and US practices, Jason deals with a broad range of commercial property work, in particular landlord and tenant, with particular focus on the hospitality sector, acquisitions and disposals of investment property, commercial and residential development and corporate support.
Lyndsay, who retrained as a lawyer following a career as a Commercial Manager within a PLC, has broad-ranging commercial experience.