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The hotel market is both exciting and challenging and our team of hotel specialists can help you whether you are investing in, developing, financing, funding or operating a hotel business.

Key Contacts

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We can help achieve your key objectives, whether it be to own and/or operate hotels, grow your business in a competitive marketplace, retain and incentivise employees, agree robust agreements with your service providers and suppliers or to protect your brand.  

Our hotels team is able to draw upon the considerable resources across several areas of law. Our true understanding of the hotel sector is founded on the work we have done for a number of the industry’s leading players and allows us to offer commercial and pragmatic advice to help you achieve your objectives, whether in the UK or internationally.  

Our hotels team provides a comprehensive range of services in relation to the following areas in particular:


  • Growing your business – franchise, hotel management contracts, lease or otherwise
  • Meeting the needs of your guests and customers
  • Control

Ownership and Hotel Property

  • Corporate and business acquisitions and disposals
  • Hotel funds
  • Property ownership structures and risk/reward
  • Hotel Management Contracts


  • Investment and development facilities
  • Your general banking and other financial issues

Construction/Brand Specification

  • Development, Construction, Planning & Construction Dispute Resolution
  • Refurbishment projects – procuring and risk managing


  • Commercial contracts, marketing and branding

Human Resources

  • Health & Safety
  • Immigration
  • Flexible workforce
  • Attracting and retaining the best employees

Our clients include:

Redefine International Plc
Adagio Hotels UK Ltd
The Rezidor Hotel Group
Jumeirah Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Whitbread Group Plc
The Shanghai Construction Group

Global Grange Ltd
Barclays Bank
HSBC Bank Plc
The Royal Bank of Scotland
Portman Estates
London & Regional
Clydesdale Bank
William Pears/Jansons

See a summary of our recent successes.