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Our international reach and unrivalled experience across the sector means we are ideally positioned to assist companies in realising both their domestic and international growth aspirations.

Our clients range from primary producers in agriculture and aquaculture through to large household name producers and manufacturers; small-scale to major brewers and distillers; food and drink producers of all sizes, their suppliers, distributors and supply chains; entrepreneurs, funders, and investors in start –ups and growth companies; and public sector and trade bodies.

Our work

  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Joint ventures
  • Investment, including early stage and growth capital
  • Bank finance and security
  • Expansion into overseas markets
  • Health and safety/food safety compliance
  • Product recall issues
  • Packaging and labelling
  • Supply chain liability
  • Excise duty compliance
  • Manufacturing and supply agreements
  • Competition law compliance and investigation
  • Distribution and agency agreements
  • Waste management
  • CHP/Closed loop energy management
“What sets the team apart, …is the utterly pragmatic and entirely commercial way in which they supported a deal not short of its own peculiar challenges”.

William Grant & Sons Limited

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