We understand the hospitality business as very few other law firms, due to our extensive experience in this industry.
Over 50 years of combined experience was gained by acting as general counsel for major international hotel management companies, by an academic record in the area of hotel management agreements and by structuring and negotiating hotel related agreements on all continents of the globe.
Due to the insight and experience of our attorneys in the hotel industry we can give practical advice when asked to assist hotel clients in their legal needs. Consequently, we are called upon by hotel owners and developers, private investors, financial institutions and hotel management companies around the world for assistance in hotel related transactions.
Our services include:
advice in connection with the development and financing of hotel and resort projects, including mixed-use project with residential components
drafting and negotiating hotel management and lease agreements
structuring and documentation of complex mixed-use projects with hotel and branded residential components
drafting and negotiating agreements in hotel related areas such as for branded spa or food and beverage operations
structuring of tax efficient hotel management structures through holding companies, subsidiaries and branches
assistance in structuring and due diligence of mergers and acquisitions, including the drafting and negotiations of letters of intent and definitive agreements
assistance with respect to hotel related real estate transactions, including the drafting and negotiation of the relevant transaction documents
international corporate structuring and joint ventures
negotiations with banks of hotel financing agreements, including bridge financing, mortgage financing, mezzanine financing and non-disturbance agreements
drafting and negotiating hotel related franchise and license agreements
structuring time share and vacation club ownership projects
expert and legal opinions relating to hospitality related matters
hospitality related dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration