Hospitality & Leisure

We support our clients in this highly active sector as they seek to maintain and grow their market share.

We provide a full range of creative, commercially aware services on issues ranging from property and planning to corporate, funding, brand protection, employment law, licensing and commercial contracts. We maintain a keen interest in legislation in the sector and can advise clients on impending changes that promise either threat or opportunity.

Our clients cover a broad range of hotels and leisure operators, including golf courses, marinas, theme parks, outdoor activity centres, leisure/fitness centres and caravan parks. Working with colleagues from across the firm, we are able to put together a tailored team for each transaction or legal requirement.

For more information on how our hospitality and leisure lawyers can help you please get in touch. 


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Brexit: What now for UK business??

This webinar, recorded prior to the EU referendum, uses a practical case study of a business with both UK and EU operations and a cross-border corporate structure to demonstrate the Brexit issues to be considered. Our specialist team help you understand how the various scenarios might play out and interrogate those questions that you may wish to address in your own business.

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Azure Hotels Group
Acted for Azure Hotels Group in the acquisition of the business and assets of the Residence Inn by Marriott at Quartermile, Edinburgh
Azure Hotels Group
Acted for Azure Hotels Group in the acquisition of the business and assets of the landmark five star Radisson Blu hotel in Glasgow from administrators
Crerar Hotel Group Limited
Acting for Crerar in two rounds of refinancing with Santander, dealing with both banking and property aspects and acquisition of new Go Glasgow Hotel
Safestay plc
Acting for Safestay plc in the purchase of the Smart City Hostel and Student Accommodation at 40-50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh for circa £15m
Chardon Management
Acting for shareholders in the sale of this independent hotel management company with a portfolio of 32 UK hotels under management to US global operator
Trump Turnberry
Having acted previously for the owners and managers now acting for Trump Turnberry with initial tasks focussed on reorganisation of premises licenses to suit their refurbishment plans
Acquisition of the St Andrews Bay and Resort (now Fairmont St Andrews)
Advising on the site acquisition, construction, funding and subsequent sale of the Missoni Hotel, Edinburgh
Trinity Mirror
Advising on the development of the 143 bedroom Jury's Hotel, Cardiff
Licensing work for Frasers Hospitality, Speratus Group, The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh, Trump Turnberry and Dakota Hotels