Agribusiness & Food Production


Miller Thomson’s Agribusiness & Food Production group is a leader in Canada.  We advise on the legal needs for all segments of this industry sector, from the farmer/producer, to the food manufacturer, to the end consumer – and virtually every other facet along the value chain.  Agribusiness and food production gives rise to many complex and unique legal issues.  Miller Thomson’s Agribusiness & Food Production group brings in lawyers from all practice areas in our firm to solve the corporate/commercial and litigation challenges faced by our clients. With a top level Band 1 ranking from Chambers Canada for Agribusiness & Food – a recognition we have been honoured with for six consecutive years – our group has the experience and in-depth expertise to cover the entire scope of the agriculture industry, from field to table.

Our services include advising on:

  • Marketing boards and commissions
  • Livestock and plant production
  • Agriculture lending and recoveries
  • Commercial transactions involving agriculture & food production
  • Litigation on agricultural & food production issues
  • Business organization & development
  • Land use planning & environmental issues
  • Liability of governments & government agencies
  • Grain law
  • Food Labelling
  • Food Safety
  • Marketing & transportation
  • Intellectual property
  • Farm succession planning, estates and tax issues

“Grade A” expertise

For the sixth consecutive year, our Agribusiness Group earns a top ranking in Chambers Canada. We are proud to be acknowledged as a “go-to firm for agribusiness”, recognized for our “thorough and responsive” service, “solid knowledge” of the sector and in-depth understanding of our clients’ business needs.


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