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At Clyde & Co, our global hotels, hospitality and leisure team is highly experienced in all aspects of the hotel, resort, entertainment and leisure industry.

Providing a nuanced understanding with a tailored approach

Providing a nuanced understanding with a tailored approach

We have a strong focus on major developments in the hospitality and retail sectors, counting household names among our active clients. Investors, developers and operators face many challenges, including the need to navigate through different regulatory regimes and commercial environments across various territories. This means they need a single provider of legal services and solutions that has experience on an international scale.

Thanks to our global network, we can help clients to succeed in whichever market they operate. Using our local knowledge, we can guide them as they plan for expansion and enter new jurisdictions.

Our comprehensive service covers all aspects of the hospitality and leisure sector, including property development, corporate management and regular business operations. We have extensive experience of all types of enterprise, including hotels, resorts, branded residences, serviced apartments and mixed-use projects of all sizes.

Our Hospitality work

  • 非洲
  • 美洲
  • 亚太地区
  • 英国和欧洲
  • 中东
  • International hotel and leisure development

    Acting for a listed company on its leisure developments (including hotels, villas and apartment complexes), including advising on legal structuring (relating to existing development rights), sales and marketing, and disposal of integrated residential elements

    Seychelles

    Legal structuring, sales, marketing and disposal advice

    Advising a listed public company on legal structuring, sales and marketing and disposal advice for hotel, villa and apartment developments in the Seychelles and various jurisdictions in Southeast Asia

    Seychelles
  • Fractional ownership scheme in Bermuda

    Acting as the preferred legal adviser to overseas clients wishing to purchase an interest in the first fractional ownership scheme to be operated in Bermuda, including negotiation of the standard form fractional ownership documentation, providing responses to FAQs and liaising with the Bermuda...

    Bermuda

    Nationwide employment termination disputes

    Representing one of the largest hospitality companies in the world in a large number of disputes arising from terminations across the entire United States

    United States
  • Hotel management and licensing deals in the People's Republic of China

    Advising several international hotel operators on the documentation for their management and licensing deals in Mainland China and Macau.

    China

    Branch registration in Guam, Saipan and Palau for hotel management activities

    Assisting an international hotel operator with branch registration in Guam, Saipan and Palau in connection with the signing of its management agreements for projects in these locations.

    Guam

    Establishment of a timeshare (vacation club) programme

    Assisting an international timeshare operator with the establishment of its Asia Pacific timeshare programme, including advising on the constitutive documents and consumer-facing contracts and the multi-jurisdiction issues in the areas of securities law, marketing and consumer protection...

    Hong Kong

    Hotel management project documentation

    Advising an international hotel operator on the drafting and customization of its hotel management documentation for Indonesian projects.

    Indonesia

    Incorporation of a subsidiary in Laos for hotel management activities

    Assisting an international hotel operator with the incorporation of a subsidiary in Laos for its proposed hotel management activities.

    Laos

    Legal due diligence support for hotel management and franchise deals

    Assisting several international hotel operators with pre-signing corporate and property due diligence on owners and properties in Singapore and throughout the Asia Pacific region.

    Singapore

    Serviced apartment project documentation

    Assisting an international serviced apartment operator with on its new and existing projects in Singapore and throughout the Asia Pacific region, including providing transactional support for new deals and drafting amendment agreements for existing deals.

    Singapore

    Hotel management in Sri Lanka

    Advising an international hotel operator on its inaugural Sri Lankan hotel management project, including rendering transactional support and post-transaction assistance on its market entry into Sri Lanka.

    Sri Lanka

    Hotel franchising in Thailand

    Advising international hotel operators on the franchising legal and regulatory framework and the drafting and customization of its franchise documentation for Thai projects.

    Thailand

    Hotel brand conversion and change of operator

    Advising an international hotel operator on conversion-related concerns in relation to the rebranding of an existing hotel.

    Thailand
  • Hotel management agreement dispute

    Acting for the operator of a prestigious flagship London hotel in a dispute concerning alleged breaches of the hotel management agreement by the property owner. Advised on potential termination options and damages claims that might arise. Advice permitted the operator to renegotiate the...

    United Kingdom

    Termination of UK franchise agreements

    Acting for the franchisor of a leading worldwide hotel brand in a dispute arising from the insolvency of its major franchisee in the UK.  Advised on the orderly termination of franchise agreements, assertion of claims in the insolvency and also infringement of intellectual property rights

    United Kingdom

    Applying TUPE to a franchise

    Advising a fast food chain in the UK on the possible TUPE implications of changing its franchise arrangements

    United Kingdom

    Hostel management contracts in the UK

    Advising a hotel operator on a roll out of a branded hostel concept in the UK, including negotiation of investment documentation, development documentation and management contracts

    United Kingdom

    Hotel disposal, sale and leaseback

    Co-ordinating a pan European hotel disposal and sale and leaseback for a major hotel group including sales in the UK, Italy, Spain and France

    United Kingdom

    International leasing for a US hospitality company

    Negotiating the agreement and lease including planning and construction issues for an American hospitality company to take its first aparthotel in Birmingham

    United Kingdom

    GBP 80,000,000 portfolio of retail development schemes

    A comprehensive redevelopment scheme including a new, modern 100,000 sq.ft. food store, petrol filling station, new business units and investment in local infrastructure.  This forms part of a wider portfolio of retail development schemes in the UK for this client equating to around GBP...

    United Kingdom

    Significant London office letting

    Acted on the grant of the new lease of our client's newly refurbished offices at Africa House, London, to the incoming tenant.  This was one of the most significant lettings in the London office market in 2014 due to the value of the rental income, the location of the property and the...

    United Kingdom

    Disposal, sale and leaseback for a major pan-European hotel group

    Coordinating a pan-European hotel disposal and sale and leaseback for a major hotel group, including sales in UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and France

    United Kingdom

    Acquisition and development of a mixed use scheme

    Acting for a UK developer on the acquisition and development of mixed use scheme incorporating mixed residential and retail facilities and a 200 bed hotel, including the joint venture set up and senior and mezzanine funding

    United Kingdom
  • Breach of franchisee licence

    Advising a UAE hospitality chain in relation to a disputed breach of a franchisee’s licence agreement in Jordan.

    Jordan

    Local law advice for US company

    Advising a leading US hospitality company on local law aspects of hotel management documents for new hotels in Doha and Riyadh

    Qatar

    Hotel management agreements in Qatar

    Advising a high profile Qatari individual on the hotel management agreements for a five star hotel and villa complex

    Qatar

    Construction and operation of the "W" hotel in Doha

    Advising the owners on the construction and operation of the “W” Hotel and apartments in Doha, including negotiating the joint venture, financing arrangements and the hotel management agreement with Starwood

    Qatar

    Hotel establishment litigation

    Advising one of the world’s largest hotel operators on potential litigation issues arising from the establishment of hotels in KSA

    Saudi Arabia

    Saudization and the Nitaqat system

    Advising an international hotel management company on the applicable requirements to employ Saudi nationals and the Nitaqat system

    Saudi Arabia

    Relocation of a GM

    Advising an international hotel management company on the relocation of a General Manager within the context of a dispute with the hotel owner

    Saudi Arabia

    Five star hotel operator in KSA

    Negotiating a suite of hotel agreements on behalf of an international 5* operator for a high profile hotel in Riyadh, KSA

    Saudi Arabia

    Property management disputes for an Australian hotel operator

    Acting for a leading Australian-based hotel operator in respect of disputes arising out of a property management and leasing agreement for a residential apartment building in Dubai

    United Arab Emirates

    DIAC hotel management and design arbitration

    Representing an international luxury hotel operator in arbitration proceedings under the Dubai International Arbitration Centre rules in relation to a dispute arising out of the alleged wrongful termination of a hotel management agreement and related hotel design and consulting agreements

    United Arab Emirates

Our Hospitality team

Nassif BouMalhab
Nassif BouMalhab

Partner

Ik Wei Chong
Ik Wei Chong

合伙人兼亚洲区执行董事

Peter Greatrex
Peter Greatrex

Partner

Emma Higham
Emma Higham

Partner

Robert Hill
Robert Hill

Partner

James Holmes
James Holmes

Partner

Sapna Jhangiani QC
Sapna Jhangiani QC

Partner

Hailing Liu
Hailing Liu

Legal Director

Simon Vere Nicoll
Simon Vere Nicoll

Partner

Alexis Waller
Alexis Waller

Partner

Joycia Young
Joycia Young

Partner

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