Hotels, Retail and Leisure: Leading the charge

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"Direct partner involvement in transactions, even when the day to day drafting is being dealt with by a junior lawyer. Their main strengths are in knowing their clients so being able to deal with issues expeditiously without needing client involvement for all the minutiae of the transaction; that and an uncanny ability of overcoming items that other lawyers see as problems. They are a firm who simply get the deal done in the best interests of their clients."

Legal 500, 2020

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Not every situation requires a novel solution, and our team will draw on their wealth of experience in these sectors to apply the most effective approach. Our viewpoint is commercially pragmatic and refreshingly entrepreneurial. Our advice covers a wide range of matters, from real estate to commercial, corporate to employment.

Whether you’re exploring the viability of an investment opportunity, seeking to raise funds to expand your venue, or want to be sure of securing the best price for your premises, share your hopes with us. And see them realised.

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Matters

  • Advising Bowling Green Asset Management (BGAM), one of the UK’s fastest growing owner-operators of branded hotels, on the acquisition of a substantial hotel in Milton Keynes.
  • Advising a large national retailer on the management of its substantial portfolio of underleases and concessions throughout the UK, as well as on the sale of freehold assets.
  • Advising Irish pub group McGettigan’s on its first British acquisition and subsequent bank finance.
  • Advising restaurateur David Moore and his business partner and publican Tony Bennett on the lease acquisition of The Devereux, the historic former Greene King pub.
  • Advising Z Hotels on its recent financings with Santander & Scion and OakNorth Bank.
  • Advising an international supermarket brand on the development of several London and South East sites.
  • Advising a leading retailer of building supplies and timber in the management and strategic issues concerning their sites in London.

Accolades

  • Chambers UK 2019 - Leading Firm
  • Legal 500 2019 - Leading Firm

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