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Food and Drink

Food and Drink Solicitors

For over 80 years our highly specialist food and drink team has lent its expert legal support to businesses throughout the South West.

Every day we help food and drink companies tackle business challenges including:

Intellectual property support – Brand management, brand protection for individual products and businesses including protected designation of origin.

Contracts and agreements – Advising and assisting terms of agreement, including products sales, distribution arrangements, logistics and franchising

Mergers and acquisitions – Helping buyers and sellers to secure the best possible terms.

Employment law support – Equality and diversity issues, minimum wage, contracts and procedural issues.

Commercial property and planning – Purchase and disposal, lease management, and planning applications and appeals.

Immigration and employment – Applications and work permit issues for foreign nationals.

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March 8, 2021 Thomas Chartres-Moore

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