Food Safety, Food Hygiene and Environmental Health



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Food Safety and Hygiene Solicitor

Breaches of food hygiene and food safety legislation carry significant penalties and, if prosecuted, conviction often results in adverse publicity for a client’s business.

We Can Help

Fisher Scoggins Waters can provide you with advice and support throughout the process. We will be able to take you step by step through the process, advising on the powers of inspectors. We can help you take control of the situation now,  contact us on 0207 993 6960 or email Michael Appleby.

Let Us Advise

FSW provides specialist legal advice on food law to businesses of all sizes across the entire food chain, from sources of food to waste disposal.

We help clients experiencing an enforcement action or prosecution, as well as providing advice on compliance with relevant food safety regulations.

Our specialist team provides advice and representation in the following areas:

  • Investigations or prosecutions by Environmental Health or Trading Standards

  • Improvement Notices, including appeals

  • Food Hygiene policies and procedures, ensuring you are compliant with relevant legislation

  • Changes to food law in the UK and Europe

We have detailed knowledge of the procedures followed in a prosecution by Environmental Health, and can provide expert advice at every stage. This includes:

  • Gathering evidence

  • Attending an interview under caution

  • Providing written statements

  • Representing you at Court

Expert Guidance

If your business is unfortunate enough to find itself the subject of an investigation, enforcement notice or prosecution by a local authority or other regulator, we can provide the expert advice and guidance to ensure the best possible outcome to your case. 

If you would like more information on how Fisher Scoggins Waters could make a difference to your Food Hygiene and Food Safety Issue, please contact us by telephone on 0207 993 6960 or email Michael Appleby.

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A Health and Safety Leader

Ranked as a Star Individual in the legal directory Chambers and Partners (2016) for Health and Safety. 

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