Agriculture is a major contributor to many economies around the world, and for farmers and agribusinesses to maximize market opportunities – and minimize risks – they need lawyers who know the industry.

The Lex Mundi Agribusiness group understands not only the industry, but also its complexities, risks, challenges and opportunities. Our member firm lawyers have expertise to deliver innovative, cutting-edge solutions to the challenges your clients face. Beyond that, they know what it takes to help businesses grow, profit and succeed in virtually any market, virtually anywhere.

Through our extensive network of practitioners in 160 leading member law firms, spanning more than 100 countries, we deliver unrivaled local jurisdiction knowledge, global reach and legal resources. With an understanding of the farming industry and experience with companies that grow, process and distribute food products, our Agribusiness group has the essential knowledge and diverse range of skills to help you get results.

Our Agribusiness Group represents:

  • Farm organizations
  • Family farmers
  • Businesses engaged in farm-related projects
  • Producers and producer organizations
  • Animal health organizations
  • Food processing companies
  • Biotechnology organizations
  • Crop protection agencies
  • Commodity groups
  • Fruit growers and wineries
  • Financial institutions dedicated to the agribusiness sector

Experience and Areas of Expertise

  • Securitization of receivables in agriculture
  • Financial and capital markets instruments used in the agricultural business
  • Production insurance
  • Commodity trading instruments
  • Sector-specific mergers and acquisitions advice
  • Rural land acquisition and leasing
  • Environmental laws and licensing
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary regulations on production, marketing and sales
  • International trade regulations and disputes

Connections to Even More Knowledge, Skills and Service

When your legal needs move beyond agribusiness issues, lawyers in our network can connect you to the additional knowledge, experience, skills and services you might require from their full-service commercial law firms.