legal helpline - The Artisan Food Trail

FREE Legal Helpline

One of the benefits of being a member of The Artisan Food Trail is the access to our FREE Legal Helpline

It’s hard enough finding a supplier at the best of times and finding the right legal help is no different – you need to know that you are talking to people that understand you and your business.

The Artisan Food Trail are able to offer members a FREE Legal Helpline to one of the largest firms of solicitors in the East of England – Roythornes LLP.

One of the UK’s leading firms for agricultural law. Roythornes have particular strengths in the food industry, corporate law, property development and international work. Although a large practice, they never lose sight of the fact that they are dealing with people, placing a great importance on building strong and lasting relationships with those that they may act for.

As you’ll know, when it comes to food, it’s a highly competitive, constantly evolving industry. Roythornes has a legal team that understands your business is a powerful asset having served the food community for over 60 years, advising fresh and chilled food businesses and helping them achieve profitable relationships with their supermarket clients. Their field-to-fork understanding has given them an exceptional reputation across the industry. They understand the pressures youface, going beyond pure legal advice, sharing their expertise and drawing on their contacts to help you go from strength to strength.

Amongst other matters, Roythornes can help with:

  • Health, safety and hygiene regulations
  • Organic criteria and claims
  • Workforce issues, working time, foreign and ‘gang’ labour
  • Producer groups and cooperatives
  • Managing customer relations
  • Supermarket protocols
  • Commercial agreements
  • Dispute resolution
  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Employment issues

The Artisan Food Trail members can access the FREE Legal Helpline via the telephone number given them when they join us. Simply quote your company name, membership number and current access code.

The Legal Helpline is accessible during normal ofice hours. 

Calls will be dealt with as they come in, but depending on the nature of the advice or research required, you may require a call back from a specific member of the team.

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