Hotels & Leisure


The hospitality industry is being transformed by the need to keep pace with rapid technological advances and to embrace innovative ways to grow in new territories. Furthermore the industry is a truly global and multidisciplinary market.

Our lawyers share your passion for the industry, providing specialist advice and support to major stakeholders across a wide range of transactions. Importantly, we recognise that the hotels, hospitality& leisure market is about more than just bricks. That is why our team is made up of experts in

  • Real estate
  • Technology
  • Brand management
  • Employment
  • Multi-channel licensing and franchising
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Data protection
  • Trade secrets

and other specialists as required, who together offer a joined up service, to support hotel, hospitality & leisure businesses throughout their life cycle.

We can advise you on a range of matters, including:

  • Brand management
  • Intellectual property
  • HR services
  • Real estate issues, including acquisitions and disposals, operating leases, management agreements, retail leases and concession arrangements, development management agreements, construction and real estate finance
  • Franchising and multi-channel expansion, including market entry advice, identifying and introducing local partners, partner due diligence, drafting franchise agreements and dispute management 
  • Tax strategy and ownership structuring
  • Insolvency and restructuring
  • Dispute resolution

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