Overview

As a  full service commercial law firm, our specialist teams are able to support our clients in the brewing sector with all their legal needs. While this is something the majority of commercial law firms in the UK could boast, what makes us different is our vast experience in brewery and hospitality work and the firm’s significant commitment to cementing our reputation in these sectors.

Over the last 30 years we have accumulated a vast range of experience working with breweries, hospitality companies and other businesses in the food and beverage sector. We have an advanced understanding of the unique challenges you face and a genuine desire to cement our position as a leading law firm in this sector.

Key contact

Gerallt heads up the breweries team. He has a wealth of experience advising clients in the brewing and wider H&L sectors on public and private mergers and acquisitions. He also specialises in equity and debt investments, private equity, joint ventures, management buy-outs/ buy-ins, restructuring and general corporate advice.

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Sector experts

We regularly buy and sell properties operated as brewing sites and companies that own such sites, so we know where issues particular to those properties and businesses can arise.

We have expertise in the brewing and drinks supply arena and can advise on licensing, health and safety, data protection and all other aspects of the regulatory regime. Our employment experts are often called upon to provide immediate and pragmatic advice on HR issues.

Our commercial team has vast experience of negotiating a wide range of contracts for brewing clients, including those relating to the supply of food and drinks, contract brewing and logistics, the development of bespoke software and the provision of other IT services.

We appreciate that the accessibility of our senior lawyers, even outside usual business hours and the speed of response to instructions are critically important factors your sector. 

We are very proud of the relationships we have built with our clients and always look to support them wherever we can. As a substantial employer and buyer of goods and services, we will always seek to work with our clients wherever we can. We regularly serve our clients products at our hospitality events and we are proud to promote their product as important clients of our business.

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