International Trade Law
John Barker Law combines in-depth expertise in international trade law with first-hand experience of leadership roles within international industry and government organisations. We provide strategic legal and policy advice in the following areas:
Production, labelling and certification rules;
Customs and taxation requirements;
International treaties and agreements;
Advocacy within international organisations;
We have an extensive network of colleagues in international markets that can assist in providing market specific advice on additional matters including distribution agreements and sales and marketing requirements.
Examples of the work we have done in this area include:
Assisting sector organisations and companies in preparation of submissions on CP-TPP and EU FTA negotiations.
Advising companies on country of origin rules under NZ-China FTA and Australia-China FTA.
Acting as external GI expert for MFAT in roadshow consultation for NZ-EU FTA.
Representing NZ wine sector organisation in World Wine Trade Group and International Wine and Vine Organisation.