Hotel, Hospitality and Leisure


Our Hotel, Hospitality and Leisure team provides practical legal advice to a wide variety of hotel chains and private hoteliers, restaurants and public house groups throughout the UK.

Lead Contacts

Andrew Fernandes

Andrew Fernandes

Partner, Solicitor

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Hotel, Hospitality and Leisure

Our team have particular expertise in the buying and selling of leisure businesses as going concerns. The team also provides development advice and advice to investors buying and selling freehold hotels, restaurants and public houses as investments with existing occupational leases in place.

Our in-depth knowledge of the UK hotel industry together with our various professional memberships of trade organisations and our extensive database of hotel and leisure agents sets us aside as a leading ‘go to’ firm for hotel and leisure legal services.

Our experienced team offers the full range of advice needed by hotel owners and leisure operators and are well placed to guide hoteliers, restaurants and public house chains on the following services:

  • Hotel, Restaurant and Public House sales and acquisitions as ‘going concerns’
  • Hotel and leisure investment advice
  • Hotel and leisure development advice
  • Hotel and leisure management agreements
  • Asset management
  • Financing
  • Corporate advice for structuring acquisitions
  • Construction advice for development and refurbishment
  • Planning
  • Commercial contracts
  • Employment and health and safety
  • Commercial and property litigation
  • Licencing
  • Tax Planning for owners
  • Immigration Law




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If you have any enquiries please contact any one of our specialist team who would be pleased to advise you on your options. You can also contact your lawyer individually from ‘Our People’ using the link below.

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