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Our Hotels group acts for a wide range of leading hotel operators, developers, investors and financiers in the UK and internationally. We are able to bring to transactions a multidisciplinary team with market leading expertise in the structuring of hotel transactions and a detailed understanding of the commercial issues that arise within the market.

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin advises clients on:

  • Hotel funds
  • Hotel leases – including sale and leaseback and opco/propco structures
  • Management contracts
  • Hotel franchise agreements
  • Structuring transactions to achieve maximum tax efficiency
  • M&A transactions from both a trade and financial investor buyer and seller perspective
  • Planning and local issues relating to hotel development
  • Developments
  • Employment and pension law issues, whether contentious or non-contentious
  • Supply and distribution arrangements
  • Development, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property rights.