As Scotland's top law firm for the food and drink sector, we provide comprehensive legal support across the entire supply chain. Our tailored services cater to everyone from local producers to global investors.

How we serve the food and drink sector

The food and drink sector is unique – not only because it’s the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, but also because it bridges local heritage with global markets. We’re well-versed in all the legal challenges this entails. That’s why our services are tailored to every link in the supply chain, from primary producers to global distributors. 


We can help with: 


  • Handling supply agreements 
  • Managing supply chain risks 
  • Optimising logistics for perishables and valuables 
  • Ensuring compliance with packaging and advertising across markets 


If you run a company that produces or distributes food and drink products, we have the experience to help.

Expertise tailored to your requirements

We’re deeply versed in the food and drink industry. Because of this, our legal experts can craft cutting-edge legal strategies that fit your requirements to a tee. We cover everything from biosciences and agriculture to processing, distribution, and retail.


As active members of Scotland Food and Drink and the Food and Drink Federation, we're at the heart of industry trends and challenges, ensuring our advice is always ahead of the curve.

A track record you can trust

Our team has consistently delivered results across the food and drink sector. Using a multidisciplinary approach, we’ve helped agricultural producers, aquaculture firms, renowned manufacturers, distillers, brewers, start-ups, investors, public sector entities, and trade organisations. 


We can support you with: 


  • Acquisitions and disposals 
  • Joint ventures, 
  • Compliance with health and safety  
  • Compliance with food safety regulations 
  • Packaging and labelling advice, 
  • Licensing 
  • Bank finance 
  • IP protection, 
  • Manufacturing and supply agreements

We’ll be your committed partner

Our approach is centred on partnership. By collaborating closely with you, we can better grasp your specific challenges and goals. Our aim is to provide legal tailored to your specific needs.


But we also go further. We always ensure our solutions are attuned to the shifting demands of this sector, especially in respect to its relationship with other industries. 


Whether guiding you through export strategies, investment opportunities, or labour and employment issues, our focus is solely on you. Whatever issues you face, we’ll ensure our legal advice matches your commercial ambitions in the food and drink world. 

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