We have a substantial multidisciplinary team to support the agri-business & food sector’s diverse and ever changing needs. We understand the volatility of the global marketplace and work directly with farmers, producers and landowners to protect their current assets, support growth and explore new revenue streams, including renewable energy. And because we work at every level of the supply chain we understand the pressure points and the ever changing regulatory landscape.
Areas of Expertise
Commercial contracts including Intellectual property
Corporate law including Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Management Buy-Outs and Corporate Restructuring
Corporate finance and business restructuring
Franchising and branding
Product liability and recall
Real estate including sale and purchase of agricultural businesses and lands
Renewable energy projects including solar power and anaerobic digestion
Dispute resolution including Insurance, product liability, employers liability, health & safety investigations and prosecutions
Advised Tesco on all new acquisitions and developments in ni, including the majority of on-going management work.
Advised Dale Farm on its acquisition of Ash Manor Holdings.
Lead adviser to Dale Farm on exclusive distributorship with Mars foods’ ice cream products range.
"Local M&A powerhouse Tughans has a very good team."
Advising Invest Northern Ireland on the structuring and implementation of the Agri-Food Loan Scheme.
Lead adviser to NI Dairies co-operative in the negotiation and settlement of contracts for the acquisition of plant and equipment from each of Tetrapak and Gea group.