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Sian Edmunds

Bristol, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Product Liability: Food , Partnership: Contentious , Agriculture & Rural Affairs
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Product Liability: Food - UK-wide

Band 2

Sian Edmunds offers notable strength advising on contamination and contractual disputes, while also advising on product recall, packaging and labelling matters. She has further experience handling environmental impact and food waste issues, including assistance with donation liability.
"She does a lot of work in this field and is very impressive." "Sian Edmunds is very responsive and focused on client objectives."
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Partnership: Contentious - UK-wide

Band 3

Sian Edmunds has deep experience in partnership law as it pertains to both professional and agricultural partnership structures, with a particular focus on contentious matters.
"Sian is extremely effective, with very good judgement both legally and tactically." "Sian takes a strategic views of the case and is very measured and in on the details."
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Agriculture & Rural Affairs - Bristol and surrounds

Band 2

Sian Edmunds has a particular specialism in food and farming regulatory and contentious matters.
"Sian has very good strategic know-how and is very experienced in the industry. She gets the commerciality of it all. Whenever I get her input, she's on top of the issues and good at dealing with the quirks of the matter. She always tends to give very sound input."
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Practice Areas

Sian is a specialist advisor to food and drink, consumer product and agricultural businesses. She heads the Food and Drink team and acts for business across the supply chain; from agri-businesses and primary producers to manufacturers, processors, food service operatives and retailers. Sian provides regulatory advice on labelling and packaging, food safety and product safety issues. She acts for clients facing trading standards and environmental health enforcement proceedings and provides a full range of dispute resolution services to her clients; including claims arising from product liability issues, product recalls and withdrawals and contractual disputes. Sian advises on partnership disputes and disputes and arbitrations concerning agricultural tenancies and land ownership, including succession applications, notices to quit, proprietary estoppel claims and contentious trust and probate issues.

Career

Trained Osborne Clarke; qualified 2000; Bevan Brittan 2005; Burges Salmon 2010 to date.

University of Birmingham (1997 LLB (Hons); UWE 1998 PGDip).

Professional Memberships

Food Lawyers Network; Food Law Group, British Institute of Agricultural Consultants (BIAC); Agricultural Law Association.

Publications

Consultant Editor of ‘Agricultural Production and Marketing’, Halsbury’s Laws of England;

Member of the ALA inter-professional board.

Personal

Charitable Trustee of the North Bristol Advice Centre.

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Sian Edmunds

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