We have particular expertise in the leisure sector and advise many pub, restaurant, hotel and entertainment businesses. Our advice enables our clients to comply with the regulation which applies in the sector while maximising profits.
We have a substantial licensing practice and regularly advise on applications, appeals and disputes concerning licences as well as the buying, selling and renting of licensed premises and compliance with licensing laws. We also have expertise in food safety and hygiene and can advise on the legal duties on those catering for members of the public.
Lotteries and gambling are also regulated activities, including in their online form. Moreover individuals may have a range of rights under consumer and data protection rules. We offer practical advice to help you avoid the legal pitfalls and ensure that your business remains both efficient and compliant.
Beyond these rules specific to the sector there are various general legal matters with which we can assist. They include protection of intellectual property, employment and property law, director and shareholder issues, litigation and contracts of all kinds.
We have acted on the sale and purchase of numerous leisure businesses. If you are considering a sale or purchase we will be pleased to give you some initial strategic thoughts and a price or range.