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Food & Agri
Beauchamps has a long history of advising food & agri businesses in Ireland and has an in-depth knowledge of the sector.
We advise on every legal issue that may arise “from farm to fork”. This means that we can advise food & agri  businesses on all legal matters whether that is product development, production, food safety, marketing, distribution, retail, consumption, as well as all the normal commercial issues that companies face regardless of sector.
The food & agri group is led by Maree Gallagher, who has extensive expertise in the area of Food Law and is Of Counsel to the firm. Maree is widely recognised as one of Europe’s leading food lawyers and her experience is unique in Ireland. Based between Dublin and Brussels, Maree chairs the Agrifood sub-committee of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Food Safety Consultative Council of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. 
Food Law
  • Safety
  • Hygiene
  • Labelling
  • Health & Nutrition Claims
  • Marketing, Advertising & Sales promotions
  • Primary Production
  • Compositional requirements
  • Additives, Colourings and Flavourings
  • Market Access
  • Official Controls
  • Novel Foods & GMOs
  • Product Recall
  • Corporate Structures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • MBOs
  • Funding Rounds – Debt, Equity, Private or Government
  • Other forms of expansion support
  • Corporate Governance
  • All legal issues related to starting up a food or agricultural business including business structures
  • Funding & Investment
  • Incorporation
Commercial Agreements & Arrangements
  • Supply & Distribution Agreements
  • Outsourcing, Agency & Franchise Agreements
  • Joint-venture & Partnership Arrangements
  • Cooperatives
  • Manufacturing
  • Branding & Packaging Arrangements
  • Sponsorship Agreements
Intellectual Property
  • Licensing
  • Registration
  • Oppositions
Land & Commercial Property
  • Purchase/Sale
  • Long term leasing of commercial properties including offices, farms, production facilities and laboratories
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Product Liability Cases
  • Personal Injury
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial disputes for producers, retailers and food service providers (hotels, hospitals, restaurants)
  • Food law enforcement on statutory powers
  • Construction Projects
  • Contracts
  • Agreements
  • Incentives
Other relevant services 
  • Environmental & Health & Safety
  • Renewable Energy
  • Private Client & Family Law

 Maree Gallagher
 Head of Food & Agri  

Beauchamps Solicitors
Riverside Two, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland.
t +353 1 418 0600
f +353 1 418 0699
e securemail@beauchamps.ie
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Including the business previously carried on by Landwell in Ireland.