Hotels and serviced apartments


Whether acting for an institutional investor, individuals or a family office all of our clients benefit from the breadth of our experience in the hotels and serviced apartments sector. Our extensive experience ranges from acquisitions of the largest luxury hotels, resorts and complexes on a global scale to acting as strategic advisors in advising on the day-to-day management of assets; giving us a unique understanding of our clients' businesses at every stage from acquisition to exit. 

Our clients value our varied expertise and practical, solutions-based approach, particularly when project managing entire deals and co-ordinating with advisors across a number of jurisdictions. We advise on every aspect of an acquisition, from negotiating hotel operator agreements to structuring ownership and resolving complex tax and legislative issues in a cross-border setting, enabling us to truly understand and meet our clients' needs.

As well as advising domestic UK investors, we also have a large institutional client base which demonstrates our track-record in this sector and includes Kames Capital, Hermes and AXA. In addition we frequently act for investors acquiring high profile hotels and serviced apartments in London, the UK regions, Asia and the Middle East and our team has particular experience in advising overseas investors. Our strong brand in the Middle East delivers high profile local work for clients such as Hyatt. Our global reach extends beyond our offices, having formed long-standing relationships with specialist lawyers in over 150 countries through Interlaw.

Our full-service experience in the hotel and serviced apartments sector positions us to provide expert advice on every aspect of a hotel or serviced apartment transaction, from planning to financing, as well as providing construction procurement advice and drafting build contracts and project team appointments. We pride ourselves on delivering the best solution for the client, and our Construction team routinely provides advice on innovation in hotel development, such as the use of modern methods of construction and efficient procurement routes. Our client's value our forward-thinking and innovative approach coupled with our proven track-record in the industry.

In brief

  • A full service offering providing expert advice at each stage from acquisition to exit
  • A proven track-record with high profile clients and assets both in the UK and on a global scale
  • Particular experience in advising overseas investors
  • Understand and meet our clients' needs and tailor our service
  • Full-service offering with an innovative approach
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