Agribusiness Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for Distinguished group with accomplished expertise across a variety of food and agribusiness concerns. Handles notable work on behalf of agricultural co-operatives, as well as being trusted advisers to retailers, producers, manufacturers and institutional agrifood investors. Well positioned to advise on general commercial matters as well as providing industry-specific counsel on supply management, marketing and distribution, and manufacturing. Clients benefit from its complementary practice in international trade as well as its specialists in the areas of product labelling and product liability, agricultural land protection and food regulation.

Strengths One client praised the firm's "total engagement and dedication. They all work with you with the same passion and engagement as if it was for their own personal interest."

Another client added: "Fasken has expertise in many specialised areas. They work well as a team and communicate effectively between the various areas."

Work highlights Acted for Kraft Heinz on the CAD1.62 billion sale of its natural cheese division to Parmalat.

Notable practitioners

Toronto-based Ingrid Vanderelst is a key contact for the firm.