Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Legal Services

Food & Beverage is a competitive sector characterised by activity and innovation.

The widespread adoption of digital and online platforms has allowed this sector to develop new strategies to boost and enhance customer engagement and experience. Those with the foresight and flexibility to adapt to the evolving market have been able to take full advantage of the new landscape and will be in a prime position to succeed in the years to come.

We can support you at every stage of your growth journey.

Our lawyers have market-leading sector expertise in a significant number of specialist areas in this industry, and we are proud to work with the full spectrum of businesses in the sector, from developing brands to established household names. This experience allows us to look ahead and think creatively about the unique challenges and opportunities that your business will face in the future, particularly across technology and food regulation.

The approach we take to client service remains constant throughout all our work: we take the time to get to know your business so that our advice is truly tailored to your best interests. If you would like to talk to a member of our team about any issues or opportunities that your business is encountering, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Food Regulation

A reputation in this market is hard won and easily lost. The risks to businesses from allergen failings are not only reputational; but may also result in civil and criminal liability.

Food regulation is a notable area of expertise for our team, who have had significant experience handling matters where incidents have occurred and systems in place have been tested. We are one of the few law firms able to review current allergen protocols and make recommendations to mitigate risk against potential exposure and failings; and able to manage that risk should issues arise.


As consumer demand grows for businesses to provide a competitive online offering, the pressure is mounting for businesses within the Food & Beverage sector to adopt a digital presence.

An optimised online presence will play an important part of the success and failure of traditional business models. Our technology specialists will help you take your business online and can provide expert advice on websites, apps, and increased data protection responsibilities. We will provide continued support as you take advantage of the new opportunities a digital presence can bring.

Hospitality, Restaurants & Catering

The Hospitality sector has shifted in response to consumer demand for a more personalised offering, and those that recognised the advantage of utilising modern technology are now reaping its benefits.

Business Leisure or ‘Bleisure’ travel has also opened a range of opportunities that cater towards the digitally connected, shorter stay customer.

We support the full spectrum of businesses in this area with all of their needs – from hotels and membership clubs to restaurants, bars, and live sporting and entertainment events. Given our experience working for this wide variety of businesses; we truly understand the sector’s unique challenges – for instance, we are mindful of your need to be flexible with seasonal staff, and are aware of the necessity of a seamless supply chain to meet the modern customer’s expectations.

Our team includes lawyers with a wealth of experience working with hospitality brands, supporting on the full range of matters to address the above, as well as brand protection and food safety.

Meet our food & beverage lawyers

Some of our clients

  • Bill's
  • Brewhouse & Kitchen
  • Caffè Nero
  • Cake Box
  • Cult Wines
  • Dash Water
  • graze
  • HelloFresh
  • Honest Burgers
  • Hotel Chocolat
  • itsu [grocery]
  • Leon
  • Loungers
  • Pleesecakes
  • Stonegate
  • Reynolds Catering Supplies
  • The Ivy Collection
  • wagamama

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