FOOD AND BEVERAGE LAW

From farm to table, distillery to bottle, every stage of the food and beverage business involves reconciling business strategy with current law and regulations. We can help you mitigate risk, respond to challenges, and capture new opportunities, while safeguarding your interests and ensuring that your legal needs are being met along the way.

Our team of food and beverage lawyers regularly provide counsel to existing and emerging businesses in the sector on general business, commercial and regulatory matters. This includes patio licenses, as well as representing clients before the Licence Appeal Tribunal and providing guidance with regards to municipal by-law and zoning requirements. We are also able to use our wealth of industry knowledge to assist clients with setting up and structuring their new ventures.


Some of our many services include:

  • Patio Licensing
  • Special Occasion Permits
  • License Appeal Tribunal Hearings
  • Incorporation
  • Trademarks
  • Partnership and Shareholder Agreements
  • Employment Agreements and Matters
  • Food Labeling and Advertising
  • Quality control
  • Regulation
  • Product Liability
  • Municipal By-law Enforcement
  • Tenant/Landlord Disputes
  • Franchising
  • Co-packing Agreements


We understand that our clients must adapt to constantly changing regulations, technology, and consumer preferences in the food and beverage landscape. In order to succeed, new and existing businesses must navigate complex legal issues that require effective and pragmatic resolutions from a legal team who understands the industry.

To discuss your specific needs, please contact us.

Our Team

Dr. Ebadollah Keshavarz
Dr. Ebadollah KeshavarzCEOkeshavarz@datik.org
Attorney at Law
PHD in Criminal Law
30 years of experience in judging
University professor in business law, management of all departments of the institute and its policy-making, selection of department managers, participation in meetings of appeals courts and the Supreme Court, specializing in food and medicine laws, representing large food industry companies and solving their legal problems and challenges
Mohammad ali Shojaei
Mohammad ali ShojaeiLegal Department Managershojaie@datik.org
30 years of experience in judging
Attorney at Law
Management of legal affairs and performance monitoring of the lawyers of the Institute of Planning and Advice to Personnel
Prepared and reviewed contracts and other legal documents following applicable regulations.
Provided guidelines on contractual concepts addressing the food sectors challenges.
Provided legal advice and defend to variety of food businesses involved in various types of litigation.
Amaneh Behzadi
Amaneh BehzadiQuality control Managerbehzadi@datik.org
Judiciary expert in plant pathologist
Attorney at Law
Bachelor of Plant Pathology
Master of Private Law
Control and evaluate the quality of services and products provided
Inspect the theoretical and applied scientific work of the department
Co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department
Implement policies, standards and procedures for the scientific and technical work performed in the firm
Mohammadreza Heidari
Mohammadreza HeidariContract Managerheydari@datik.org
Attorney at Law Master of Private Law
Management of all legal and private contracts
Co-packing Agreements
Franchising
Partnership and Shareholder Agreements
Employment Agreements and Matters
He has been specializing in his job for 20 years