If your business is involved in the hospitality and leisure sector, our specialist lawyers can help.
The hospitality and leisure sector covers a wide range of businesses – from hotels and pubs, through to gaming operators and tourist attractions. We work with brands across the sector, like Thorntons, Black Sheep Brewery and The Restaurant Group.
Our hospitality and leisure lawyers can help you with a range of legal issues, including:
- Real estate
Buying and selling of property and acting for commercial landlords and tenants and advising on managing your property portfolio.
- Buying/selling a business
Acquisitions, mergers and disposals of all, or part of a business.
- Brand management
Protecting, managing and promoting your business’s brand and reputation. We can help you manage your reputation on social media and on review websites such as TripAdvisor.
- Safety and regulation
Ensuring your business remains compliant with health and safety regulation, and helping deal with regulators.
We help businesses and lenders with borrowing, refinancing and restructuring.
Advising on contracts, including franchising and agreements with apps and booking websites.
Advising on employment issues, including Brexit and its impact on migrant workers.
Helping you comply with environmental regulation.
We work right across the hospitality and leisure sector. Our lawyers also advise investors, lenders and property developers involved in the sector.
We’ll get to know your business, what you’re trying to achieve and the particular issues you face. Our lawyers will then give you commercial legal advice that’s mindful of those objectives.
The hospitality and leisure industry faces many challenges because of changes in consumer behaviour and trends. Economic uncertainty, rising costs, skills shortages, and ever growing customer expectations all make the sector one of the most demanding to operate in. Our lawyers can help you protect your brand, meet those challenges, and maximise opportunities as they arise.