Agri-Food and Drinks

Agri-food and drinks is Ireland’s most important indigenous industry, with substantial opportunities for improved market access and growth. Our team provides innovative, expert advice to clients across the sector.

Our expertise:

Our lawyers understand the agri-food and drinks industry. We work with leading domestic and multinational agribusinesses on a range of legal and regulatory issues and advise on some of the sector’s largest and most challenging transactions.

We represent a broad spectrum of clients, including dairy and livestock producers, co-ops, food processors and retailers, drinks distributors and suppliers. We provide advice on all stages of the manufacturing process through to end-sales to consumers and interactions with regulators.

Key areas:

Our agri-food and drinks team advises on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including private equity and joint ventures
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial agreements
  • Investment structures
  • Funding and trade finance
  • Foreign investment approval
  • Property ownership and usage issues
  • Infrastructure access
  • Commodities trading
  • Intellectual property
  • Competition and tax

Key contacts

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