Legal support for the leisure and hospitality sector
Our multi-disciplinary team provide a wide range of services and assistance to the leisure and hospitality sector, delivering straightforward, pragmatic and commercial advice on everything that is important to your business.
With extensive experience in all aspects of the leisure and hospitality industry, we can support you with whatever legal challenges your business may be facing. Acting for a broad spectrum of clients that include hoteliers, restaurateurs and various leisure operators, we offer the following services.
The importance of having a flexible portfolio that works for you has never been as pertinent as it is in the current pre-Brexit climate. Our Leisure & Hospitality sector team includes experts from our large Real Estate team. We can advise clients on acquisitions, disposals, and broader landlord and tenant advice, together with bespoke licensing advice, re-structuring and financing and any other property-related advice.
Our specialist Property Disputes team can help with your commercial lease needs including enforcement issues as well as dilapidation and break notices.
The hospitality and leisure industry relies heavily on its people, so you need to make sure you get your employment law right. Our experienced Employment & HR team provide ongoing support and assistance to our clients throughout the lifecycle of their business. They also offer retainers for certain types of work.
Corporate and Commercial
Sound commercial advice is often key in making the right decisions about your business and its growth. Our Corporate & Commercial team advise on company structures, contracts and business finance to mention a few specialisms.
Need a bit of extra HELP?
Your staff are key to the success of your business. Effective recruitment and management of staff will help ensure you have an engaged and high performing workforce for the benefit of your clients and customers.
But as any business owner will know, sometimes it is great to get a bit of help, which is where our HR, Employment, Legal, and Protection services are here for you.
Our teams advise in all areas of the hospitality and leisure industry including:
Richard Lake, Associate
Co-head of the Leisure & Hospitality sector teamContact Richard
David Israel, Partner
Co-head of the Leisure & Hospitality sector teamContact David
Recent success stories
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels
Our Employment & HR team advise Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, a FTSE listed company, which operates over 120 hotels in Europe, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East and North America.
We provide assistance to the group on a wide range of employment issues, including employment contracts and other documentation governing the employment relationship, through to acting for the hotel on contentious matters.
Baglioni Hotels & Resorts Kensington, London
Royds Withy King’s Real Estate team recently acted on behalf of international luxury hoteliers, Baglioni Hotels & Resorts.
With hotels in the Maldives, Florence and throughout Italy, our team advised on the renewal of the 5 star Kensington hotel’s lease in addition to advice on licences for improvement and refurbishment works to the hotel over the coming years.