The hotel and leisure industry has changed dramatically over the past few years, with ongoing moves towards specialisation, consolidation and greater internationalisation. We have been at the forefront of many of these changes.

Such evolution in the industry means that you need a responsive and commercial approach from your lawyers and should expect broad-based knowledge with a clear understanding of your business environment.

We understand the importance of being able to open for trade quickly, operate without hindrance and dispose of or restructure your property portfolios with the minimum level of external control.

With our extensive knowledge of current hotel and leisure industry trends we ensure that, when your business expands, you can take advantage of the most sophisticated and modern business structures.

We listen to your needs and offer a solutions-based approach that is tailored to your individual requirements. We also build our team around yours, striving to achieve a successful partnership through continuity and high quality service.

With our international reach we can deliver a consistent approach to the development of your estate and brand across a wide range of jurisdictions.

We provide a one-stop service for hotel operators, investors, developers and financiers, covering all aspects of the law. We work with you to achieve the best corporate structure to maximise returns, whether offshore or UK-based.

We advised developers of high-profile, mixed-use schemes; international investors and syndicates of investors on hotel acquisitions; major players in the leisure industry on the roll-out of branded leisure concepts and franchise operations; operators on leases, management agreements and asset management issues; and funders on taking security over hotel property both in the UK and abroad. We advise on everything from site acquisition and profit sharing to development and funding.

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