Our hotels, retail and leisure team provide restaurants, pubs, bars, hotels and retailers with full legal support in connection with starting-up, trading, raising finance and any disputes arising in the course of your business.
We advise in relation to your acquisition, occupation and use of property, including on the terms of new leases, fit-out works, planning permission and alcohol licensing. We also provide pragmatic and commercial advice on employment matters and incentives, dispute resolution and on negotiating and documenting your commercial relationships with your suppliers and other business partners.
In addition, we advise shareholders on ownership and structuring related issues, such as joint ventures, shareholder agreements, franchising arrangements, articles of association, share sales and purchases and equity fundraising.
In each case, we build a detailed picture of your requirements, including as to material terms, cost, risk and timeframes, in order to deliver tailored solutions that achieve your objectives.