Food and drink

Kent is known as the garden of England and is one of the UK’s most prominent food clusters, serving as a hub for businesses throughout the supply chain.

From growers and manufacturers to wholesalers and retailers, the scope of county’s contribution to the sector is significant.  Furley Page knows how important this sector is to the region and what legal guidance businesses require.

Facing a changing regulatory framework and consumer demands, food and drink companies are faced with more demands than the simply the usual contractual and financial risks.

Our team can provide a comprehensive legal service to the food and drink sector at each stage of the supply chain to navigate and manage these demands and risks.

Legal service for the food and drink sector

Whether you are a grower, manufacturer, co-operative, retailer or caterer, managing your supply chain is key. Our team can draft and negotiate contracts for at each stage of your supply chain.

Many parts of the food and drink industry have a mixture of permanent, temporary and casual labour and with ever changing employment legislation you may need support from our employment team.

Many businesses in this sector operate from one or more premises. Whether factories, offices, retail units or mixed use our commercial property lawyers can advise you.

In the world of fast moving consumer goods and perishable items, time is off the essence. If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a dispute our experienced team will act quickly to find a practical resolution for you.

Choose Furley Page for legal advice

We can help you whether you are starting up or trading, or thinking about restructuring or passing on your family business.

We have a wide range of expertise with many years of experience and the teams that will advise you are recommended by The Legal 500 and Chambers UK, independent guides to the legal profession.

Contact Susan Jennings to find out how we can help you.

How can we help you?

Business structures

We can advise on the best legal structure for your business in conjunction with your accountants. We can assist with any administrative procedures in setting up the required business entity.

Corporate documents

We can review, advise on, draft and negotiate shareholders agreements, articles of association, LLP membership agreements and partnership agreements.

Corporate governance

We can provide company secretarial services as well as general advice on the Companies Act 2006, directors duties and the Bribery Act 2010.

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