Government & Policy
John Barker Law provides a strategic and holistic approach to government processes and policy development based on many years in industry advocacy and in government. We provide strategic legal and policy advice in the follow areas:
Drafting submissions and briefings;
Participation in government processes and policy development;
Commodity levy applications;
Examples of the work we have done in this area include:
Preparing submissions for major food & drinks company on FSANZ proposals for new label requirements.
Advising sector organisations on development of GI legislation.
Assisting sector organisations and companies in preparation of submissions on CP-TPP and EU Free Trade Agreement negotiations.
Representing companies with the Ministry for Primary Industries in non-compliance situations.
Acting as Counsel in appeal by a major drinks company against a ruling of NZ Customs.