Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs has a UK food sector team, based across our 4 UK offices and including specialists in this sector in practices including:

  • Corporate (acquisitions and disposals); Environmental, safety, health (including food safety and liability)
  • labour, employment and immigration
  • advertising
  • competition
  • trade law
  • licensing matters.

Our team actively monitors regulatory, policy and case law developments in the food, drink and related sectors around the world; and we have specific understanding and experience in the sector through acting for clients such as food and drink manufacturers, breweries, caterers and retail businesses.

We have experience advising global organisations on potential criminal liability for breach of food laws and obligations for notification/ withdrawal/ recall; and a growing reputation in this field.

The public affairs work of the firm can assist clients in the food and drink industry not only meet their regulatory/compliance liability obligations, but also brand management needs, which can be closely linked with liability in terms of legal requirements for branding and advertising.

Our liability work includes competition law and other compliance work at European Commission level, which can be crucial for food and drink businesses. We are one of the few firms with such expertise in-house and this sets us apart from many of our competitors.

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  • We provide legal services in all areas affecting the food and drink sector.
  • Squire Patton Boggs regularly publish topical Legal Insights across the globe.
  • Global coverage with offices across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, the Americas and elsewhere.
  • Blogs on Global IP and Privacy; Supply Chain law; Environmental, Safety and Health matters; Employment Law Worldwide; and others.

Contact:  Nicola Smith  nicola.smith@squirepb.com or +44 121 222 3230

Contact:  Maxine Burton  maxine.burton@squirepb.com or +44 113 284 7160

Last reviewed: 16 Jun 2017