Food Sector

The legal issues facing the food and drink industry

With sector-specific experience and a natural empathy with young entrepreneurs and 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 issues along the way. Whether it is strategic advice, drafting contracts, handling complex transactions from inception to closing, our unique approach is always multidisciplinary and integrated.

When clients want to launch new products in the UK or EU they turn to us to support them with advice, as compliance with relevant legislation and regulation is an essential ingredient of success.

At Interlegal Consulting, we anticipate, understand and challenge the framework whilst staying focused on business growth and your commercial needs. This means we assist you at every stage of your business process – from sourcing, production, and distribution and marketing, through to business restructuring. Always ensuring your food projects are integrated into your broader business objectives.

  • We provide expertise in:
  • Franchising, distribution, agency and licensing agreements
  • Manufacturing and packaging agreements
  • Export and import process, licensing and agreements
  • International licences
  • Environmental, food and product safety issues
  • Supply agreements
  • VAT
  • Competition advice
  • Regulatory advice on food labelling and protected designation of origins
  • Warehousing and cold-storage agreements
  • Protection and exploitation of intellectual property
  • Government marketing standards
  • Employment

We have a reputation for our client-focussed approach which allows us to be flexible – tailoring our advice to meet specific requirements, budgets and commercial goals. Whatever your size, you can be confident we will understand your business and provide practical, commercially-focused business advice.

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