Our food and drink team works closely with experts in our agricultural team to provide clients with legal advice from field-to-fork.
Our clients come from a wide range of businesses involved in the manufacture and sale of food and drink products, including vineyards, breweries, artisan coffee suppliers, meat traders, frozen fruit and vegetable suppliers, restaurants and coffee shops. Whether you are a farmer, a distributor or simply sell your own food and drink, the Warners food and drink law solicitors are here to assist you with any problems you may come across.
How our food and drink sector solicitors can help you:
Draft and negotiate contracts for each stage of the supply chain
Disputes with suppliers, manufacturers and producers
Advice on intellectual property rights and brand protection
Agency, distribution and franchise arrangements
Mergers and acquisitions
Commercial landlord and tenant advice
Property and lease disputes
Agricultural and farm business tenancies
Farm sales and purchases
Managing employment issues, including disciplinary, grievances and dismissals
Defending Employment Tribunal claims
Drafting employment contracts, settlement agreements and post termination restrictions
Advise on seasonal, temporary and casual labour
Our experience in the food and drink sector
Advising a well known international meat wholesaler on the restructure of the issued share capital by the re-designation of the shares into a single distinct class
Advising on the purchase and subsequent renewal of the lease for a restaurant in Tunbridge Wells
Advising a large snack food distributor on their claim for damages against a fleet vehicle dealer
Advising a large local vineyard on various matters, including purchases, leases and shareholders’ agreement and employment issues
Advising a coffee and tea distributor on various employment matters
Alcohol distribution laws and agreements cover a range of rights and obligations and often extend to cross-border and competition issues. Disputes with alcohol distributors, as well as suppliers, manufacturers and producers,...
Michael Mcnally presented the award to Professor Nigel Gibbens at a prestigious ceremony at the House of Commons on Friday night (December 6), hosted by broadcaster Julia Hartley-Brewer.
Nigel is extremely well respected...
"Dealing with Warners was a massive relief in terms of their assistance at a difficult time and their professionalism and knowledge was brilliant. It was very comforting knowing that we were looked after and all affairs were in good hands. I would highly recommend their services to anyone needing legal advice."
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