We have recently helped a young couple who have taken over the farming business set up many years ago by the husband’s family in East Sussex.
Since January 2015 our commercial property team, (with input from our construction team), have been acting for restaurant chain, Sticks’ n’ Sushi UK Limited (SnS). SnS have a strong base of 9 restaurants in Denmark, and are moving steadily into the UK lucrative but highly competitive restaurant market.
Our employment team have been acting for a large salad and cereals producer since February 2015.
Our employment team have acted for a well known cheese manufacture since January 2015.
Our employment team have been acting for a company who specialise in the development, marketing and sale of hops and hop based products since 2003.
Our employment team have been acting for a large fruit, vegetable and salad producer since 2008.
The work undertaken for this company by the employment team over the last 7 years included..
Our employment team have been acting for a leading sandwich manufacturer and distributor since December 2014.
A farmer acting in person has successively persuaded the Court of Appeal to set aside an order of the Commercial Court made against him which granted permission to enforce an arbitration award under 66 of the Arbitration Act 1996.
We acted on behalf of the insurers of the leading importer of speciality cheese into the UK.
We acted on behalf of Swiss based commodity traders in a dispute with Indian based buyers arising from the sale of 10,000 MT of Indian White Rice.
We represented the insurers of a cargo of fruit destroyed by a fire on a vessel shipped from Cameroon.
We acted on behalf of the Russian sellers of various consignments of frozen fish which were shipped from Murmansk in Russia for distribution to customers in Portugal.
Nick Hobden, in the employment team was instructed by a family agricultural business in the managed exit of one of its senior employees who was also a shareholder.
Nick Hobden acted for a company in the drinks sector in relation to the managed exit of a senior executive. The company specialised in drink flavourings.
Compagnie Fruitiere is a large producer, distributor and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables.