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Experts in food and drink. It’s why our clients come back for seconds.


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The food and drink industry is a key focus for Burness Paull, reflecting its importance to the Scottish and UK economies.

The firm's cohesive cross-departmental team is well versed in providing expert guidance on issues facing the industry.

Our food and drink lawyers have extensive experience across the entire supply chain, from manufacturing through to wholesalers and retailers.

We have acted for many of Scotland’s best-known names including Highland Spring, Baxters, Lees Foods, Border Biscuits, the Glen Grant Group, Bruichladdich and high-profile retailers such as Waitrose, Pizza Express, KFC and Punch Taverns.

Burness Paull's food and drink lawyers can help you with:

  • access to funding
  • workforce issues
  • exporting and expanding the business abroad
  • health and environment-focused legislation and regulation
  • competitive pressures on pricing
  • food safety and quality issues

We also advise on corporate acquisitions, supply, licensing and distribution agreements, brand protection, product liability claims, food safety compliance and regulatory issues, franchising, and competition investigations.

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